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Have you ever heard about the phrase “Killing an elephant for their ivory”. It sounds a bit weird, isn’t it?

Elephant Retirement Park (Chiang Mai, Thailand)

Have you ever heard about the phrase “Killing an elephant for their ivory”. It sounds a bit weird, isn’t it?

Have you ever heard the phrase “Killing an elephant for their ivory”? It sounds a bit weird, isn’t it?

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Some people still believe in ivory, which is a symbol of purity and auspiciousness that can help them overcome obstacles, escape from danger, and defeat the devil's enemies. So that, many people are seeking to have it in possession

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Ivory is one of the most important organs of elephants, and one of the two organs of an elephant can identify an elephant's identity besides the ears. Elephant ivory can be utilized for many duties, for example as a weapon to aid in gripping, digging tools for food. Ivory is very essential when compared to humans as if an arm or a leg of humans. 

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Ivory has elements similar to human teeth. The structure of the ivory consists of the innermost layer where is the pulp cavity which contains connective tissue and there is the blood circulation for cell nourishment.  The ivory cavity is connected to the skull in the nasal cavity, which means that if the ivory is removed from the elephant, it refers to the tear of tissues. Many nerves attached to the skull will be destroyed. Elephants will lose a lot of blood that may eventually lead to death.

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Ivory is not the only tooth that grows out but also performs other functions like a hand, a weapon, an age detector, and the health of elephants as well 

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Credit: https://www.bangkokbiznews.com/blog/detail/623554 

            https://ngthai.com/science/15817/ivoryloss/ 

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