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Why did animal X stop transmitting?

Xstrata, GHD and DERM central Queensland flatback turtle monitoring

A project of GHD, Xstrata, DERM in conjunction with the partners and sponsors detailed below.

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NameSpeciesLife StageRelease DateLast LocationDays Transmitted
MIA Angus Flatback TurtleAdult2010-12-222012-06-25551
Naughty Nikki Flatback TurtleAdult2009-12-232011-07-28582
Nautical Nat Flatback TurtleAdult2009-12-232012-03-24822
Racey Rach Flatback TurtleAdult2009-12-232011-12-13720

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This program represents the collaboration between GHD, Xstrata and the Department of the Environment and Resource Management. Four tags were released in late December on Peak and Curtis Island, Central Queensland to observe internesting and post nesting migration and habitat use by flatback turtles.

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