The largest scale of ivories transfer of Hangzhou Customs
Updated 12:16, 15-May-2019
Hangzhou Customs transferred a large number of ivories and other endangered animals' products which they intercepted over the past few years to forest authorities in east China's Zhejiang Province on May 14, 2019. /VCG Photo

Hangzhou Customs transferred a large number of ivories and other endangered animals' products which they intercepted over the past few years to forest authorities in east China's Zhejiang Province on May 14, 2019. /VCG Photo

A total of 2,200 boxes of illegal animal products, weighing nearly 900 kg, were transferred. This is the largest scale ivory products and products made of other animals transfer in Hangzhou Customs' history. /VCG Photo

A total of 2,200 boxes of illegal animal products, weighing nearly 900 kg, were transferred. This is the largest scale ivory products and products made of other animals transfer in Hangzhou Customs' history. /VCG Photo

"The products were intercepted during traveler checks or parcel inspections, as well as in crackdowns of various smuggling cases," said Wang Li with Hangzhou Customs. /VCG Photo

"The products were intercepted during traveler checks or parcel inspections, as well as in crackdowns of various smuggling cases," said Wang Li with Hangzhou Customs. /VCG Photo

China banned all domestic ivory trade at the end of 2017 as part of its commitments to protect wild animals. /VCG Photo

China banned all domestic ivory trade at the end of 2017 as part of its commitments to protect wild animals. /VCG Photo