The first legal sale of elephant tusks in a decade is being held in Namibia on Tuesday, with nine tonnes of ivory to be auctioned off under the UN's watchful eye.
... of the rarely seen family of beaked whales have “tusks,” since they are squid-eaters and in many of the species, these elaborately ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- A complete tusk believed to belong to a prehistoric mammoth was uncovered on Santa ... Tuesday. If the discovery is confirmed, it would mean the tusked beasts roamed 62,000-acre ...
A graduate student this month photographed what some thought was a remarkable find: A complete tusk of a prehistoric pygmy mammoth.
Imagine meeting a crocodile with huge tusks like those of a wild boar.
VICTORIA, British Columbia, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- A Canadian museum curator says he plans to look for additional pieces of an ancient mammoth tusk found in the Saanich Peninsula.
... State Museum indicates that a huge mastodon tusk, recently excavated by Museum scientists in Orange ...
... in case - but the Calgary zoo's largest elephant has a new set of stainless steel tusk caps ...
Dentists in the Indian state of Kerala say they have successfully repaired a working elephant's cracked tusk in the first operation of its kind.
OTTAWA, Dec. 19 (UPI) -- Canadian Inuit say they're considering suing the Canadian government for banning the export of tusks from narwhal whales, depriving the Inuit of income.
Malaysian authorities have seized nearly 700 elephant tusks bound for China, an official said, the latest in a series of hauls indicating Malaysia had become a key ivory transit hub.
There were a record number of large seizures of ivory in 2011 reflecting the sharp increase in illegal trade in elephant tusks, the conservation organization TRAFFIC says.
Thai customs officials have seized 456 kilograms of ivory in several crates at Bangkok's international airport, aboard a plane from Kenya, officials said today in displaying the tusks.
Hong Kong customs officers have seized 113 ivory tusks worth nearly $400,000 on the Chinese ivory market, officials said on Wednesday.
BEIJING, May 6 (UPI) -- A fossilized elephant tusk at least 10,000 years old has been discovered in eastern China's Anhui province, local authorities said Monday.