Feb 28: Day in pics

Updated: Feb 28, 2013 10:02 IST

A pedestrian walks past a shop window displaying a carved ivory tusk in Hong Kong. Surging demand for ivory and rhino horn in Asia is behind an ever-mounting death toll of African elephants and rhinos, conservationists say, as authorities fail to rein in hugely lucrative international smuggling networks. AFP photo
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A pedestrian walks past a shop window displaying a carved ivory tusk in Hong Kong. Surging demand for ivory and rhino horn in Asia is behind an ever-mounting death toll of African elephants and rhinos, conservationists say, as authorities fail to rein in hugely lucrative international smuggling networks. AFP photo

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