Why are GPS transmitters in turtle eggs?

Why are GPS transmitters in turtle eggs?

One of the ways international groups catch poachers guilty of stealing turtle eggs from nests is to create fake eggs with GPS tracking software inside. Experts carefully place the fake eggs in the real nest, allow the thieves to steal all of the eggs, then follow them to their headquarters, where authorities arrest everyone involved.

This Cool, Gross & Weird!® excerpt is from Today’s Dinosaurs: A Complete Guide to Turtles, Terrapins, and Tortoises by Stacey Venzel (July 2017/Sherpa Multimedia). Today’s Dinosaurs is available now.

-CGW-

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