Security: GPS fitted on two elephants in Kodagu

Ranjan (4) and Shivagange (11).
Ranjan (4) and Shivagange (11).

2012-09-03 - Madikeri, India , Shrikanth Kallammanavara

In an unique attempt, Global Positioning System (GPS) devices have been installed on the collars of two tamed elephants at Dubare elephant camp in Kushalnagar. It is for the first time that GPS has been installed on elephants. Two elephants that have got the privilege of GPS are Ranjan (4) and Shivagange (11). With the installation of GPS on Saturday, the path on which the elephants walk could be traced through the internet enabled system.

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