Meagan C. Hinds

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One of Australia’s most threatened elapid snake species, the broad-headed snake (Hoplocephalus bungaroides), is under threat from habitat loss and the illegal collection of individuals from the wild for the pet trade. To curb the illegal collection of individuals, the species recovery program recommended genetic typing of all individuals in captivity to(More)
The laundering of wild caught animals as ‘captive bred’ is an emerging trend in wildlife crime and the illegal pet trade. Enforcement of such activities requires accurate identification of laundered individuals, the development of validated genetic tools to investigate pedigrees, and the impetus of agencies involved in compliance to implement. The aim of(More)
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