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Conservation - Animal Tracking Projects

PROJECTS - ANIMAL TRACKING PROJECTS

TRACKING TURTLES & CROCODILES

Australia Zoo has established a number of Animal Tracking Projects that will enable our wildlife to have the greatest chance of survival. Animal Tracking Projects we have in place include the following:

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Turtle Tracking

Bindi and Robert release Rafael the turtle2009 marked the launch of Australia Zoo's Turtle Research Project. For the first time in Australia, we attached a satellite tracker to a rehabilitated turtle, to unlock the mystery of their journey back to the wild.

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Crocodile Tracking

Bindi and Robert release Rafael the turtleIn August 2007, Australia Zoo joined forces with The University of Queensland and Queensland Parks and Wildlife to track the movements and behaviour of estuarine crocodiles. Using specially designed tracking devices, we are able to gain valuable, information about adult estuarine crocodiles.

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