Providing an in-depth introduction to the rapidly evolving field of wildlife forensics, this volume also chronicles aspects of the history of management, conservation, and environmental protection, with an emphasis on their global importance in the twenty-first century. The book examines the crucial role of wildlife forensic investigation with regard to live animals, dead animals, and samples and covers national, regional, and international legislation. The book discusses animal welfare as well as the damage that can be inflicted on humans and property by wildlife. The text is enhanced by case studies from experts who describe some of their own work.

chapter 3|22 pages

- Legislation

chapter 6|12 pages

- Forensic Entomology

chapter 8|56 pages

- Working with Live Animals

chapter 9|88 pages

- Working with Dead Animals

chapter 10|42 pages

- Dealing with Samples