Which Animals Have Ivory Teeth and Why?

Answer

There are several animals that have ivory teeth. Elephants are probably most well known to have ivory teeth, however other animals also have this type of teeth. This would include hippopotamuses, sperm whales, pigs, and narwhals. There has been a decline in the elephant population and why this happens is due to the fact that they are been being hunted for their tusks of ivory.
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