27 Nov '11, 7pm

First Wolves Tagged for Satellite Tracking in Turkey

The wolf looms large in the folklore of Turkey, where a gray wolf is believed to have led the Turks' ancestors out of their legendary homeland and into Anatolia, conquering along the way. But hunting and habitat destruction, especially road-building, have left the elusive animal a rare sight indeed. This fall, two wolves were tagged with satellite transmitters for the first time in Turkey, a step that conservationists hope will help provide better information about the animals' behavior and range and what is needed to protect the approximately 7,000 individuals left in the country. The tagging was carried out in the mountainous Sarıkamış area of eastern Turkey by the environmental group KuzeyDoğa , in collaboration with government officials and the mobile carrier Turkcell, whose network is continuously transmitting the wolves' GPS coordinates through SMS messages. Reducing...

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