Gene detectives track the rhino killers

日期:2019-03-07 11:14:01 作者:汪炝 阅读:

By Shaoni Bhattacharya A database of rhinoceros DNA could help in the fight against organised crime Gallery: CSI: wildlife – solving crimes against animals ANTIQUE dealer Donald Allison was waiting to board a flight bound for China at Manchester airport in the UK on 30 June 2009 when he was stopped by border officials. He had with him an unusual sculpture of a bird on a log, purported to be an antique. Hidden inside the log were two rhino horns. On 5 October this year Allison was convicted of attempting to smuggle horns from an endangered species,