publication . Article . 2008

A brief overview of forensic herpetology

Barry W. Baker;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Nov 2008
Abstract
The emerging field of forensic herpetology is reviewed. This research focus, defined here as the application of science to studies of reptiles and amphibians when these animals become the subject of legal investigations, has gained increasing attention in recent years. A diverse range of experts contributes to methods in forensic herpetology including forensic scientists, herpetologists, veterinarians, zookeepers, physicians, pathologists and toxicologists. The English language literature in forensic herpetology is reviewed and the most commonly asked questions of forensic herpetologists are summarized. Recommendations for continued and future research are highl...
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ACM Computing Classification System: ComputingMilieux_LEGALASPECTSOFCOMPUTING
free text keywords: Animal Science and Zoology, Ecology, Evolution, Behavior and Systematics, Forensic science, Zoology, Herpetology, English language, Engineering ethics
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