The High-Tech Tools Scientists Use To Track Wild Animals
A recent paper in the journal Science says high-tech tools have brought us into a "golden age" of scientific animal-tracking.By Sebastian Martinez | June 14, 2015
Science in recent years has seen an explosion of wildlife tracking-devices that are enabling new insights and scientific breakthroughs. (Video via National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)
That's the thesis of a recent paper in the journal Science, which argues tracking is essential in understanding how animals are reacting to the slew of environmental threats they face. (Video via Texas Parks and Wildlife)
But different animals require different tracking devices, and as the technology develops, those devices are getting increasingly specialized.