Zimbabwe seizes $500 000 worth of ivory on way to Malaysia
Harare, Dec. 13, 2017 (AltAfrika)-Zimbabwe’s parks agency says it has seized 200kg of ivory destined for Malaysia.
National Parks and Wildlife Management Authority spokesperson Tinashe Farawo on Wednesday said the ivory was worth over $500 000.
Farawo says no one has been arrested yet and police questioned officials from a travel agency before releasing them.
Poaching is rife in Zimbabwe’s national parks, which teem with elephants and other big game.