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Turtle patient Autumn fitted with a satellite tag and ready for release. Image.

Why Satellite Tag Sea Turtles?

Olive Ridley Project (ORP) recently attached Telonics satellite tags onto two olive ridley sea turtles that were in our care: Autumn and Pickle. But what is satellite tagging, what can it tell us about animal behaviour, and how can it help our efforts in the conservation of sea turtles?