North India to get DNA bank for wildlife


North India is all set to get its first Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) bank for wildlife in Bareilly.

Scientists at the Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI) in Bareilly are in the process of collecting DNA samples of all wild animals to set up the bank. It will help in research and also in bringing down poaching. At present, the Laboratory for the Conservation of Endangered Species (LaCONES) in Hyderabad is the only such facility in the country.

Takeaways from above News-
  • First DNA Bank for Wild Animals in North India to Be Set Up in Bareilly
  • DNA full form is Deoxyribonucleic acid

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Source- The Hindu

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