In Africa, Geneticists Are Hunting Poachers
DNA databases holding samples from thousands of rhinoceroses and elephants are helping to convict illegal traffickers.
The New York Times
The genetic fingerprinting methods that have been so successful in the criminal justice system are now being used to solve poaching crimes
Scientists are turning animal DNA into a powerful weapon against poaching.
Barbara J King
A poaching scene is a crime scene, and #genetics may truly help-- promising for #wildlife!
#conservation #DNA #animals
DNA forensics used to catch rhino and elephant poachers