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Posted by on Feb 9, 2018 in Africa, Animals, Environment | 0 comments

Gabon fights elephant poachers with hi-tech tracker collars

Ever tried to put a GPS real-time tracking collar on a five-tonne animal? Well in Gabon conservationists have begun trying to use the devices on elephants; tracking and drugging the animals, before attaching the high-tech gadgets in a bid to stop poachers and ivory trafficking. But it is not a simple task. Each operation needs around…