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Makoku at 0°30′N 30°24′E: Chimping Via GPS

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Science  02 Apr 2010:
Vol. 328, Issue 5974, pp. 32
DOI: 10.1126/science.328.5974.32-b

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With the help of satellites, a handheld GPS device, and his laptop, a Cambridge researcher has put together a map that redefines the art of charting chimpanzee life in the wild. He is analyzing the routes chimpanzee use in different habitats. His goal is a better understanding of how chimps orient themselves and save energy.