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Penguin forensics: Tracking the winter whereabouts of penguins by analyzing tail feathers


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Posted 08 August 2017 - 05:20 PM

Knowing where and how Antarctic penguins, and other seabirds and marine predators, migrate is critical for conservation efforts. Although electronic tracking devices have helped scientists track marine animals' migration patterns, the devices can be expensive, invasive for the animal and challenging to retrieve. Scientists have discovered a new and potentially better way to track where penguins go over the winter using forensics.

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