GPS In Fake Tusks Exposes Ivory Smuggling Route | National Geographic | IFLScience

Bryan Christy is an investigative journalist for National Geographic and he has been on a mission: “to hunt the people who kill elephants.” In an amazing feature detailed in the magazine’s September cover story, Christy got a taxidermist to design artificial, realistic elephant tusks and embed them with GPS tracking chips. He then followed the fake tusks as they swapped hands with notorious rebel militia and terrorist groups.

via GPS In Fake Tusks Exposes Ivory Smuggling Route | National Geographic | IFLScience.

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