Arizona National Park Uses Microchips To Prevent Cactus Thefts

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A national park in Arizona is tagging cacti to prevent theft. Photo: Lucy Nicholson / Reuters

Following a string of thefts, officials at a national park in Arizona have placed microchips in hundreds of cacti in order to prevent visitors from attempting to steal the plants, KTAR News reported. The microchips have been placed in about 1,000 cacti at Saguaro National Park near Tucson, Arizona. While the tiny digital tags can’t track…

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