Gabon fights elephant poachers with hi-tech GPS collars
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Poachers are killing elephants for their ivory at an alarming rate in the central African nation of Gabon, leading to a loss of 80 percent of the population in the last decade. "Because Gabon is thought to hold the largest remaining...
Ever tried to put a GPS real-time tracking collar on a five-tonne animal?