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New trackers will help scientists follow elusive critters

Researchers hope to map the path of bird flu and other pathogens.
wildlife tracker map

Where the wild things are.

Marco Goran

Tracking wildlife has improved our understanding of animal activities such as migration and hunting. Yet most species remain invisible to biologists. Transmitter devices that exceed 5 percent of an animal’s body weight can negatively impact its behavior and chances of survival. Size concerns put

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