Airdate: 11/04/07 Almost twenty years ago, the international trade in ivory was banned in order to stop the slaughter of elephants. But now the hunt is back on, and poachers are again killing hundreds of elephants a year for their prized tusks, what they call "white gold." The renewed interest in ivory is primarily driven by the Chinese, who now have more disposable income and for whom ivory is a status symbol. Scott Pelley goes to Chad to witness the slaughter firsthand.
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