First posted on 2015-05-01   Fantastic article by Michele Berger, Science Editor for Weather.com that explores the field of wildlife forensics. For complete article with photos, please see: http://stories.weather.com/animalforensics. In it, you’ll meet many of the folks that have appeared in my articles, podcast and books. Bravo to Ms. Berger for a great and comprehensive article!  …

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First posted on 2015-04-14     A group of tigers is known as an ‘ambush’ or ‘streak’.   Tigers scratch trees and use their urine to mark their territories. Their urine smells strongly of buttered popcorn.        

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Tuesday, January 20, 2015 Students Take On International Wildlife Issues   As part of our author-educator event series, we’re excited to have author Laurel Neme coming to the store on Saturday, January 24th at 11:00 am to talk about creating global connections from the classroom. As with all events in this series, this workshop is…

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One clever ape: new book celebrates real-life Orangutan Houdini By: Jordanna Dulaney January 07, 2015 An interview with Laurel Neme about her new children’s book, Orangutan Houdini When no one is looking, a gangly orangutan named Fu Manchu reaches into his mouth and pulls out a wire. Carefully, Fu, housed at the Henry Doorly Zoo in…

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On September 19, 2014, the Today show aired a segment on the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s National Wildlife Forensics Lab. The segment is called Fowl play? Scientists investigate wildlife crime in secret Oregon lab. It takes you inside the high-tech crime lab where investigators use forensics to solve cases — in which the victims are…

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  New York City Bar Association, 6:30-8:30 pm New York, NY   Fighting Wildlife Crime with Forensics New York City Bar Association 42 West 44th Street, Stimson Room NY, NY http://www2.nycbar.org/EventsCalendar/show_event_new.php?eventid=2191    

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Sacred & Mundane Artifacts of Contemporary Culture Fuzzy Forensics by Laurel A. Neme The liquid-nitrogen freezer sits unobtrusively up against the far wall, but crack it open, and, after the clouds clear, you’ll see stacks of animal blood and tissue samples. Turn the corner and you’ll find a walkin freezer off the evidence room full…

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