In China, Britain's Prince William Calls for End to Ivory Trade

March 4, 2015 5:13 PM

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Britain's Prince William urged an end to the ivory trade on Wednesday, visiting a Chinese elephant sanctuary in the southwestern province of Yunnan at the close of a three-day trip to the country that focused partly on wildlife conservation.

William has been critical of China over its consumption of ivory, while animal rights groups say the country's growing appetite for the contraband material has fueled a surge in poaching in Africa.

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