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Jen Tinsman Spotlights Pangolin Conservation on “The Science Podcast”

CTR Team member, Jen Tinsman, a forensic wildlife biologist at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, has been featured on “The Science Podcast.” Jen is at the forefront of the Center for Tropical Research’s pangolin project.

In this episode, Jen engages in a conversation with host Sarah Crespi about the groundbreaking use of genetics to track the illegal pangolin trade. As the most trafficked mammals globally, pangolins face severe threats, and Jen’s expertise explains the innovative approach of utilizing DNA from their scales to identify poaching hot spots.

🎧 You can catch Jen’s discussion on pangolin conservation at minute 17 on Spotify, Apple Podcasts, or on The Science Podcast web.