News tagged with radio transmitters

Drones used to track wildlife

Researchers at The Australian National University (ANU) and The University of Sydney have developed a world-first radio-tracking drone to locate radio-tagged wildlife.

dateAug 25, 2015 in Engineering
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Tracking tiny songbirds across continents

A pair of newly published papers in The Condor: Ornithological Applications lay out a method for outfitting birds with geolocators or radio transmitters that cuts precious weight from the package, allowing the devices to ...

dateApr 29, 2015 in Plants & Animals
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Have thieving rodents saved tropical trees?

Big seeds produced by many tropical trees were probably once ingested and then defecated whole by huge mammals called gomphotheres that dispersed the seeds over large distances. But gomphotheres were probably hunted to extinction ...

dateJul 16, 2012 in Ecology
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