Hyderabad: Radio Frequency Identification Card technology is generally used to track protected species of wild animals.
Animal tracking through electronic tagging has helped researchers gain insight into the lives of wild animal species.
The US department of agriculture has mandated Radio Frequency Identification Device chips to monitor livestock. Tagging livestock allows identification of each animal along with medical information pertaining to it.
A study by the faculty of Mecyhurst University evaluated the use of new techniques and technologies to combat poaching.
The technology has shows that the information gathered has been able to reduce poaching and provides a fairly inexpensive way to track and locate animals.