Tracking crocodiles with Australia Zoo

 

Steve Irwin & Dr. Mark Read with a KiwiSat PTT on a croc. Image © The Best Picture Show CompanySteve Irwin & Dr. Mark Read with a KiwiSat PTT on a croc. Image © The Best Picture Show CompanyIn August 2007, Australia Zoo joined forces with The University of Queensland and Queensland Parks and Wildlife to track the movements and behaviour of estuarine crocodiles.

Sirtrack provided a specially designed KiwiSat satellite tracking device which was glued to the crocodile. Through the device researchers from all parties were able to gain valuable, information about adult estuarine crocodiles.