Researchers turn DNA detectives to aid rhino poaching prosecutions with forensic evidence

Indian Rhino Mother and Calf. Credit: Tista Ghosh Researchers at the Wildlife Institute of India (WII), have, for the first time, used unique DNA markers to provide forensic evidence for alleged poaching cases involving the Indian rhino. The project is part of the Rhino DNA Indexing System (RhODIS- India) conservation program. This database has been […]