Fitting rhinos with high-tech body cams could save them from poachers

A UK-based coalition called Protect has created a body camera to be worn by rhinos so anti-poaching task forces can better protect them.

The device, called the Protect RAPID (Real-time Anti Poaching Intelligence Device), includes a small camera implanted in the rhino’s horn, plus a heart rate monitor and a GPS satellite collar.

The heart rate monitor “triggers an alarm at any sign of stress or injury,” provoking law enforcement to dispatch a helicopter or truck to the scene, Paul...

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