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Cyber-Poachers Hack GPS Collar Data to Pinpoint Tigers


Animals  (tags: poachers, tigers, wildlife, cyber-poachers, GPS, conservation, animaladvocates, wildlife, wildanimals, killing, slaughter, habitat, protection, conservation, endangered, extinction )

Roseann
- 450 days ago - treehugger.com
While most illegal hunters faced long days of bushwhacking through the dark jungle in hopes of spotting the big cat before it finds them, a dangerous new breed of cyber-savvy poachers may be on the rise -- using conservation tools to help target their ill



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Roseann d. (178)
Sunday September 22, 2013, 2:59 pm
Now that we can satellite track poachers, we should also be able to precision target them with laser death rays. Let some good come from military technology. Also end DEMAND as well as supply, by fining and wiping out bank accounts of the purchasers of these black market goods and using the money to fight poachers..., these aholes can sit in the slammer too. ...and impale the poachers on stakes as future deterrents. Killing endangered species SHOULD be punishable by an excruciatingly painful death. PERIOD!
 

LMj Sunshine (142)
Sunday September 22, 2013, 6:40 pm
Sick!!!
 

Ruth McD (734)
Monday September 23, 2013, 11:50 am
Noted. I am so distraught. What a catch 22. High tech is a great way to keep track of wildlife to protect and save them. Only selfish and ignorant people use it against the animals to kill them:( Thanks for posting Roseann.
 

Mike H. (237)
Monday September 23, 2013, 5:57 pm
These poachers have too much demonic energy
 

Frances Darcy (225)
Tuesday September 24, 2013, 2:14 am
noted
 

Danuta Watola (1215)
Tuesday September 24, 2013, 3:23 am
noted
 

Kerrie G. (135)
Tuesday September 24, 2013, 3:25 am
Noted, thanks.
 

sharon wardle (108)
Tuesday September 24, 2013, 4:07 am
I hope they can quickly come up with extra security features to prevent this happening again
 

Carol J. (13)
Tuesday September 24, 2013, 5:39 am
Such evil people in this beautiful world...
 

Ruth S. (298)
Tuesday September 24, 2013, 6:43 am
Cruel, barbaric people!
 

Veronique L. (215)
Tuesday September 24, 2013, 10:13 am
Noted with sadness
 

Jill Vickerman (425)
Tuesday September 24, 2013, 12:36 pm
Oh no, this is terrible. How can we ever win now.
 

Waltraud U. (84)
Tuesday September 24, 2013, 1:28 pm
Some day tigers and others need a rich killergroup for able to stay alive - if authorities are unacting until now.
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