Peter Lancaster

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IAA Knowledge Exchange Manager

University of surrey

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Rhino horn GPS

From the BBC. A GPS chip is fitted into the rhino's horn by drilling a small hole in the inert or dead part of the horn and alerts game wardens of unusual movement or if a rhino is outside of the game park. 

Apparently the system is now "up and running".

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Up and running...... very good! emoticon

This use of a GPS tracking device in this instance is obcviously in the rhino's best interest.

When a certain Scottish local authority fitted GPS tracking devices in their estates officers' vans, a disproportionate amount of the devices turned out to be "defective". Presumably, the devices were not perceived to be in their best interests and when they were up and running, apparently they didn't WANT anyone to know where they were.....
Posted on 22/10/10 10:50.