Wildlife Forensics

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Fri November 30, 2012

Laramie-based wildlife forensics lab uses DNA to solve poaching cases

Lab Director Dee Dee Hawk examines evidence at the Wildlife Forensics Lab in Laramie.
Willow Belden

INTRO: Each year, the Game and Fish Department discovers dozens of wildlife crimes in Wyoming. They range from hunting without a license, to killing an animal from the road. The department takes these infractions very seriously, and runs a cutting-edge wildlife forensics lab to investigate them. Wyoming Public Radio’s Willow visited the lab and filed this report.

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