The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's National Wildlife Property Repository sits in the middle of the Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge, approximately 10 miles from downtown Denver, and houses seized wildlife related properties that are in violation of the U.S. Endangered Species Act or smuggled illegally into the country..Items range from tiger pelts, cobra skin boots, stuffed sea turtles, snake wine from Vietnam, to small antiques featuring bits of elephant ivory and sea turtle shell. The Repository, pictured here, June 2, 2009 in Commerce City, CO..Some 300,000 items made from wildlife are being sold through a special online auction that began Feb. 22, as the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service seeks to reduce costs for storing and maintaining forfeited and abandoned wildlife property at its National Wildlife Property Repository in Commerce City, Colorado. The sale will clear space for newly obtained wildlife property and support conservation education and other activities benefitting wildlife.