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Uncovering wildlife trafficking

Dr Jennifer Rowntree and PhD student Graeme Fox have contributed to work focusing on the illegal trade of hatha jodi, a rare Himalayan plant root which actually turns out to be the dried hemipenes of a protected species of Bengal and yellow monitor lizards. Download the Oryx Conservation News article here. D'Cruze, N., Singh, B., Mookerjee, A., Macdonald, D., Hunter, K., Brassey, C., . . . Sharath, R. (2018). What's in a name? Wildlife traders evade authorities using code words. Oryx, 52(1), 13-13. doi:10.1017/S0030605317001788

© Neil D'Cruze / World Animal Protection

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