- poisoning incident reporting and investigation procedures;
- postmortem techniques and sample collection;
- major diseases of wildlife and livestock;
- and the importance of wildlife disease in conservation and local livelihoods.
October 9, 2018
Wildlife crime and disease are major concerns—and are expected to increase. Unfortunately, we have reports indicating a rise in wildlife poisoning cases and zoonotic diseases [a disease that normally exists in animals but that can infect humans]. To understand and combat these issues, IAPF’s Akashinga rangers attended a two-day wildlife forensics training facilitated by the Victoria Falls Wildlife Trust (VFWT). Topics included: