Using Vultures to Solve Crimes

Using Vultures to Solve Crimes

Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 853 , Segment 2

Episode: Supreme Court Nomination Shenanigans, Using Vultures to Solve Crimes, African Sleeping Sickness

  • Jul 11, 2018 11:00 pm
  • 15:46 mins

Guest: Lauren Pharr, PhD, Forensic Scientist, Pharr Forensic Consulting LLC When police find human remains, blood and bone samples are important evidence, of course. But feathers? Absolutely, says forensic scientist Lauren Pharr. She’s an expert in reading the clues left behind by vultures, and her knowledge of vulture scavenging behavior has helped police solve some tricky cases.

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