Books et al.Animal Conservation

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Science  13 Oct 2017:
Vol. 358, Issue 6360, pp. 177
DOI: 10.1126/science.aao5447

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In the mid-20th century, VHF radio-telemetry revolutionized the way we study the distribution, movement, and home range use of many wide-ranging mammals and birds. What has been collo­quially called the "collar 'em and foller 'em" approach to the study of wildlife movement has since become a dominant meme across a diversity of taxa. Where the Animals Go elegantly elucidates the role the explosion of new technologies has played in expanding our knowledge of ani­mal migration.