Ear-notching to identify rhinos

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Ear-notching is one of several different methods that trackers use to identify individual rhinos in Zimbabwe’s Lowveld region. In combination with wireless transmitters, numbered ID tags and distinct physical markings, these tools help biologists monitor the movements, interactions, health and safety of all individuals within key populations.

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  1. I work with Ngorongoro Conservation Area Authority.How can I get Rhino ear- notching training and the likes

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