Cameras Embedded In Rhino’s Horns As Means Of Thwarting Poachers


Rhinos are one of earth’s most ancient species but all species are critically endangered and only a generation away from becoming extinct because of illegal hunting and poaching. Rhinos like Sudan the world’s last white Rhino are under 24-hour armed guard. With such a race against the clock, conservationists are taking drastic measures to to try and save the dwindling populations.

One recent attempt is to embed cameras inside the rhino’s horns. Researchers say it is a painless procedure and allows them to monitor and track the rhinos on game reserves.

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