Over the past two decades, 90,600 pounds of ivory have been seized in China – the world's largest amount. Raw elephant tusks sell for $900 a pound. Illegal ivory is carved into $300 bracelets and $1 million sculptures.
Credit: Photograph by Adam Dean
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