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DNA testing could be used to curb the illegal bushmeat trade in Africa.

17th March, 2013

DNA testing could be used to curb the illegal bushmeat trade in Africa.

Hidden pork in South African burgers is one thing, but meat products containing endangered bonobo, lemur, gorilla and elephant - not to mention their diseases - is even more disturbing.

A genetic forensics lab is due to open in Kenya by the end of the year - hopefully a sign of progress to come.

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