FUZZY FORENSICS: DNA Fingerprinting Gets Wild L.E. Carmichael

ISBN: 9781928005049

Published: September 5th 2014

Hardcover

80 pages


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FUZZY FORENSICS: DNA Fingerprinting Gets Wild  by  L.E. Carmichael

FUZZY FORENSICS: DNA Fingerprinting Gets Wild by L.E. Carmichael
September 5th 2014 | Hardcover | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, talking book, mp3, ZIP | 80 pages | ISBN: 9781928005049 | 8.30 Mb

A wild elk and her calf, held behind the fences of a Canadian game ranch. Endangered parrots captured in the wild and sold as pets. African elephants butchered for the ivory in their tusks. In Fuzzy Forensics: DNA Fingerprinting Gets Wild, youllMoreA wild elk and her calf, held behind the fences of a Canadian game ranch. Endangered parrots captured in the wild and sold as pets. African elephants butchered for the ivory in their tusks. In Fuzzy Forensics: DNA Fingerprinting Gets Wild, youll discover how witnesses, conservation officers, veterinarians, and scientists join forces to solve countless crimes against wildlife, all around the world.Explore real cases that take you from the crime scene to the laboratory to the courtroom.

See how scientists use DNA fingerprints to identify endangered species, match wild parents with their babies, or trace an animal victims home country. Become a wildlife detective by tackling four crime-busting experiments.Containing vivid images, interviews with experts, and tons of hair-raising facts, Fuzzy Forensics will convince you that the only difference between solving human crimes and wildlife ones is the fur.Fuzzy Forensics is a wonderful way to stimulate young minds and pique interest in forensic science.

-- Kathy Reichs, PhD, Bestselling author of the Temperance Brennan books and the YA Virals series. Producer of the hit TV series BONESCarmichael manages to successfully couple two high-interest topics-forensics and wildlife-into one satisfying and original read for science lovers. -- Erin Anderson, BooklistThis unique title includes fascinating sidebars, clear visuals, answers to activities, a list of related books and web sites, a glossary, and index... a recommended book that would make an ideal introduction to DNA fingerprinting and wildlife forensics.

-- Helen Mason, Resource LinksYoung detectives can share the adventure as a perplexing mystery is solved through science in this well researched and well written true story. -- Paula Morrow, PhD, Head of Youth Services, Princeton Public Library, ILRecommended by Canadian MaterialsWinner of the 2014 Lane Anderson Award for exceptional childrens science writingSilver Medalist in the 2014 INDIEFAB Awards



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