DNA analysis is helping law enforcement stop the poaching of African elephants for their ivory. In this interactive, you will analyze genetic evidence from two crime scenes to solve each case. In the first, you will compare the DNA profile of a sample of seized ivory to the DNA profiles of elephants that were killed in a park to determine if there is a match. Then, you will apply what you've learned to track a shipment of ivory seized in Taiwan back to its source in Africa.
The stakes are high—are you ready to start?Play Video Solve Your First Case