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Forensics help fight wildlife trade
US lab analyses of animal samples enabling convictions in campaign against illegal trade worldwide.
Last Modified: 12 Nov 2010 11:50 GMT

The illegal trade in wildlife is worth billions of dollars and fighting it is a full-time job.

When investigators around the world need evidence analysed, they turn to the Fish and Wildlife Forensics Laboratory in the US.

Al Jazeera's David Mercer visited the facility in Oregon to see how the lab is stopping crimes against nature.

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