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City News: Tracking with tiny tech

July 25, 2018 — 

As Winnipeg City News reports, University of Manitoba researchers are using miniaturized technology to track long-distance migration of certain insects and songbirds. Using this data, scientists hope to explore the relationship between those animals and humans. 

Kevin Fraser of the Avian Behaviour and Conservation Lab explains that tiny backpacks attached to birds and even dragonflies can track flight and feeding patterns to help understand why some species of migratory creatures are dying off.

Watch the full story here.

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