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Shark Fins Traced to Home Waters Using DNA -- A First


Animals  (tags: Shark, Home Water, DNA )

Nancy
- 1588 days ago - news.nationalgeographic.com
Many of the hammerhead sharks that are butchered to feed Asian demand for shark-fin soup start their lives in American waters, a new forensic study shows.



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CareTwo Support (374)
Thursday December 10, 2009, 3:25 pm
Thanks Nancy!! It is a shame how these world travelers end up in some cases. Thank you for posting this article!!
 

gail dair (0)
Thursday December 10, 2009, 8:40 pm
Thanks Nancy
 

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Monday December 14, 2009, 1:56 am
Not arguable that the most effective way to chase poachers are using the DNA. This is a great advance in animal welfare battle, and I hope, despite its price, world government can adopt the suggestion.

Nothing is more expensive than the extinction of one of the world's most fascinating resource.
 

Arild Warud (151)
Monday December 14, 2009, 3:09 am
All noted and passed on. TY Nancy
 

Betsy Bee (1362)
Monday December 14, 2009, 9:23 am
Great news, the culprits may be found. Thank you for this wonderful article.
 

Antonio M. (130)
Tuesday December 15, 2009, 7:19 am
Thatís another use for the DNA's tests.

Thank you for the article, Nancy!
 
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