ADDIS ABABA, March 20, 2015 - Local staff workers put the illegal elephant tusks, ivory trinkets and carvings on a wooden pyre for burning in Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia, March 20, 2015. Ethiopian government on Friday burnt metric 6.1 tons of intercepted elephants' tusks and ivory products for the first time to discourage poaching and illegal ivory trade.

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Photo taken on March 20, 2015 shows the elephant tusks, ivory trinkets and carvings set aflamed on a wooden pyre in Addis Ababa, capital of Ethiopia. Ethiopian government on Friday burnt 6.1 tons of intercepted elephants' tusks and ivory products for the first time to discourage poaching and illegal ivory trade.

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