Thai custom officials show off confiscated ivory. Though they are proud of the illegally trafficked wildlife they have seized in the past two years, extensive police corruption and mafialike organization among traffickers help many smugglers evade international law. (Associated Press)

Thai custom officials show off confiscated ivory. Though they are proud of the illegally trafficked wildlife they have seized in the past two years, extensive police corruption and mafialike organization among traffickers help many smugglers evade international law. (Associated Press)