Wildlife Forensics

Confiscated whale meat

Confiscated whale meat


The use of molecular markers to help monitor the commercial trade in wildlife and assist law enforcement authorities in controlling that trade represents a growing area of research in the ConGen. Assisting both the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Department of Agriculture, recent ConGen research has resulted in the seizures of illegally traded products from African monkeys and skins from fur seals.
Muntjac skull

Muntjac skull