Going wild: what a global small-animal tracking system could do for experimental biologists

  title={Going wild: what a global small-animal tracking system could do for experimental biologists},
  author={Martin Wikelski and Roland W. Kays and N. Jeremy Kasdin and Kasper Thorup and James A. Smith and George W. Swenson},
  journal={Journal of Experimental Biology},
  pages={181 - 186}
SUMMARY Tracking animals over large temporal and spatial scales has revealed invaluable and spectacular biological information, particularly when the paths and fates of individuals can be monitored on a global scale. However, only large animals (greater than ∼300 g) currently can be followed globally because of power and size constraints on the tracking devices. And yet the vast majority of animals is small. Tracking small animals is important because they are often part of evolutionary and… 
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