The Wildlife Detectives: How Forensic Scientists Fight Crimes Against Nature

by Bob Rozinski, Donna Jackson, Wendy Shattil

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.

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN-13/ EAN: 9780618196838
  • ISBN-10: 0618196838
  • Pages: 48
  • Publication Date: 03/25/2002
  • Carton Quantity: 50
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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.

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