How Elephant Poop is Helping Nab Ivory Poachers

Scientists match DNA in seized tusks to elephant dung to map where poaching is taking place

Smithsonian.com

Last updated on 26 June 2015

Type: 
Media Watch
Region: 
Africa
Threats: 
Unsustainable hunting and trapping
Illegal trade
Species: 
Loxodonta africana
Species group: 
Terrestrial mammals