Singapore seizes record haul of elephant ivory, pangolin scales

Published on 24 Jul 2019 3:08:23 PM

Authorities in Singapore have seized the largest haul of elephant ivory to date, worth close to $13 million. 

The illegal cargo, discovered on Sunday in a container from the Democratic Republic of the Congo being shipped to Vietnam via Singapore, also included a huge stash of pangolin scales – the third such seizure in as many months.