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Tanzania to auction 3 tons of hippo teeth, despite criticism

JOHANNESBURG/January 26, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Authorities in Tanzania plan an auction of 3.5 tons of hippo teeth next week, drawing criticism from conservation groups who say the sale could encourage increased killing of the species for its body parts. Tanzanian wildlife authorities say licensed dealers on Monday can bid for the 12,500 pieces of hippo teeth at … Continue reading Tanzania to auction 3 tons of hippo teeth, despite criticism