Species, sex and geo-location identification of seized tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) parts in Nepal—A molecular forensic approach

@inproceedings{Karmacharya2018SpeciesSA,
  title={Species, sex and geo-location identification of seized tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) parts in Nepal—A molecular forensic approach},
  author={Dibesh Karmacharya and Adarsh Man Sherchan and Santosh Dulal and Prajwol Manandhar and Sulochana Manandhar and Jyoti Mandar Joshi and Susmita Bhattarai and Tarka Raj Bhatta and Nagendra Awasthi and Ajay Narayan Sharma and Manisha Bista and Nawa R Silwal and Pravin Pokharel and Rom R Lamichhane and Netra Prasad Sharma and Bronwyn Llewellyn and Claudia Wultsch and Marcella J. Kelly and Digpal Singh Gour and Lisette P Waits and J Heeres Hero and Jane Hughes},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2018}
}
Tiger (Panthera tigris) populations are in danger across their entire range due to habitat loss, poaching and the demand for tiger parts. The Bengal tiger (Panthera tigris tigris) is an endangered apex predator with a population size estimated to be less than 200 in Nepal. In spite of strict wildlife protection laws, illegal trade of tiger parts is increasing; and Nepal has become one of the major sources and transit routes for poached wildlife parts. Identification of wildlife parts is often… CONTINUE READING

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