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Anti-Ivory campaign gathers pace with celebrity endorsement

'12 Years A Slave' star Nyong'o adds voice to campaign against ivory trade
Courtney Quirin, The Associated Press

JOHANNESBURG - Kenyan-born Hollywood actress Lupita Nyong'o is the latest celebrity to join a world campaign against the trade in ivory.

"I ask the world to end the current elephant poaching crisis by being ivory free," the Oscar-winning star of "12 Years A Slave" said at a press conference in Nairobi, Kenya on Tuesday.

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