New gold rush: ivory hunters dig for woolly mammoths in Siberia

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With the sale of elephant tusks under close scrutiny, ‘ethical ivory’ from the extinct woolly mammoth is now in increasing demand in China. The market is luring a fresh breed of miner – the tusker – to the Russian wilderness to excavate the lucrative prehistoric remains. Amos Chapple gained exclusive access to one of the sites

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