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Can’t bear ‘em: How GPS is helping to track drop bears


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Janssen, V 2013 , 'Can’t bear ‘em: How GPS is helping to track drop bears' , The Conversation, 1 April 2013 .

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Drop bears (Thylarctos plummetus) are a species of carnivorous Australian marsupial, renowned for preying on tourists in the bush. Infamous for their mode of attack, new technology is now shedding light on their distribution, population and behaviour.

Item Type: Article
Authors/Creators:Janssen, V
Keywords: Animal tracking, ecology, drop bears, GNSS
Journal or Publication Title: The Conversation, 1 April 2013
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