Prince William meets elephant on final day of China tour

March 4, 2015 11:51 AM

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BEIJING (AP) — Prince William fed carrots to an elephant in China's southwest and brought up the plight of its African counterparts being killed for their tusks in a speech Wednesday that called on China to do more to deter poaching.

He urged China, which has come in for criticism that its citizens' demand for ivory has fueled poaching, to be a global leader in combating the illegal wildlife trade.

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