Five tons of ivory worth around 10 million euros ($14 million) wait to be burnt on June 27, 2011 in Libreville to mark his government's commitment to battling poachers and saving elephants. The pyre that was kindled in the capital Libreville represented the west African nation's entire government stockpile and would have required the killing of some 850 elephants. AFP PHOTO / WILS YANICK MANIENGUI        (Photo credit should read WILS YANICK MANIENGUI/AFP/GettyImages)