Ex-detectives team up with scientists to save world's most-trafficked mammal

Pioneering project trials fingerprint methods to stamp out poaching.

A scanned pangolin scale with a finger-mark visible.

A scanned pangolin scale with a finger-mark visible.

Date - 6th July 2018
By - Sophie Garrod - Police Oracle
Forensic fingerprinting techniques will be used in the battle against illegal wildlife trade as new methods of lifting fingermarks from trafficked animals are discovered. Researchers at the University of Portsmouth and international conservation...
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