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Tiny Backpacks on Small Owls Helps Conservation

| June 3, 2015 | 0 Comments
Tiny Backpacks on Small Owls Helps Conservation

Conservationists working with the San Diego Zoo Institute for Conservation Research are using pint-size data-tracking systems to monitor the movements and resource use of burrowing owls in San Diego County.  The GPS dataloggers are placed in a tiny backpack carried by each owl.  “The backpacks are small enough that they are not negatively affecting the […]

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