Pictures: Elephant exhibit opened at the Chrysler Thursday

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Artist Wendy Maruyama’s exhibit “The wildLIFE Project” opened at the Chrysler Museum of Art on Thursday. The exhibit features six life-sized elephant masks, glass-blown tusks and shrines. The art advocates for the end of elephant poaching in Africa.

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