Barone, Jennifer
August 2007
Discover;Aug2007, Vol. 28 Issue 8, p19
This article reports on a method created by conservation biologist Samuel Wasser to help prevent the illegal poaching of African Elephants. By developing a DNA map of the elephants, it allowed ivory seized in foreign countries to be able to track exactly where it originated from. This has helped put pressure on certain countries to increase their anti-poaching efforts.


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