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How a Forensics Lab in Oregon Solves Crimes Against Animals

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    The United States Fish and Wildlife Service Forensics Laboratory is the only lab in the world devoted entirely to investigating crimes against animals

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    Founded in 1988 by former crime scene investigator Ken Goddard, the lab could be mistaken for something out of a television show—except for the freezers full of animal corpses and flesh-eating beetles.

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    Located in Ashland, Oregon, this state-of-the-art facility boasts a pathology department, an on-site forensic ornithologist and a genetics team to investigate illegal animal killings, smuggling and other crimes.

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    With such a coveted team of experts and scientists, this unique lab is helping the entire world crack down on serious crimes against animals.

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    Watch the amazing work of CSI wildlife


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