National Geographic : 1922 Oct
©Publishers' Photo Service LOADING IVORY AT MOMBASA, KENYA COLONY Africa furnishes most of the ivory for the billiard balls, piano keys, knife handles, and toilet articles of the world. Less than one-fifth ofthe ivory now being exported comes from animals recently killed. This is known as live ivory. Dead ivory is from native stores accumulated during many years or from tusks found in mysterious jungle hiding places where elephants have died.