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Wildlife Detectives : How Forensic Scientists Fight Crimes Against Nature
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TYPE
AGE
Children's - Grade 4-6, Age 9-11 
READABILITY
7.7 
PAGES
47 p.  
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ISBN 9780618196838
Publisher Summary
Describes how the wildlife detectives at the National Fish and Wildlife Forensics Laboratory in Ashland, Oregon, analyze clues to catch and convict people responsible for crimes against animals.

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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