Where the Animals Go: Tracking Wildlife with Technology in 50 Maps and Graphics (Hardcover)

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This is the first book with a comprehensive data-driven portrait of how animals navigate their world. For centuries, we've tracking animals by following footprints, smells and other clues in the physical world. Now we have satellites, drones, camera traps, cell phones and accelerometers that reveal the natural world unlike ever before. With four-color charts and maps, the authors tell the stories of animal behavior - from warblers to baboons, from storks to pythons and many more. This is sure to please your favorite naturalist. 
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For thousands of years, tracking animals meant following footprints. Now satellites, drones, camera traps, cellphone networks, and accelerometers reveal the natural world as never before. Where the Animals Go is the first book to offer a comprehensive, data-driven portrait of how creatures like ants, otters, owls, turtles, and sharks navigate the world. Based on pioneering research by scientists at the forefront of the animal-tracking revolution, James Cheshire and Oliver Uberti's stunning, four-color charts and maps tell fascinating stories of animal behavior. These astonishing infographics explain how warblers detect incoming storms using sonic vibrations, how baboons make decisions, and why storks prefer garbage dumps to wild forage; they follow pythons racing through the Everglades, a lovelorn wolf traversing the Alps, and humpback whales visiting undersea mountains. Where the Animals Go is a triumph of technology, data science, and design, bringing broad perspective and intimate detail to our understanding of the animal kingdom.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780393634020
ISBN-10: 0393634027
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
Publication Date: September 19th, 2017
Pages: 192
Language: English