The Wildlife Detectives: How Forensic Scientists Fight Crimes Against Nature

The Wildlife Detectives: How Forensic Scie...

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Slaughtering elephants for their ivory; shooting bears for their gall bladders; capturing sea turtles for soup. In the name of vanity, fashion, and greed, man stalks and kills wild animals -- and gets away with it, even when it is clearly against the law. But now scientists have a way to catch and convict poachers. In a laboratory in Ashland, Oregon, they analyze clues to link suspects to crimes. In words and pictures, this book tells a poignant story and reveals how science can indeed save the day.

Author: Jackson, Donna M.

Language: English | Copyright: 2002


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  • forensics
  • migratory
  • galls
  • informant
  • powwows
  • autopsies
  • bugle
  • macaws
  • forfeited
  • confiscate


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