Tusk trader jailed

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A man who il­le­gally sold parts of en­dan­gered species has been jailed for 56 weeks. A po­lice search (pic­tured be­low) of Aaron Hal­stead’s home un­cov­ered rhino horns, ele­phant tusks, stuffed tiger cubs and sperm whale teeth. At his sen­tenc­ing, the judge said that Hal­stead, from Burn­ley, “knew what he was do­ing was wrong”.

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