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Space Station Safari’s Ultimate Wildlife Research Vantage Point

By Garry Rogers @Garry_Rogers

Space Station safari’s ultimate wildlife research vantage point

What do bats, birds, sea turtles and even primates have to do with the International Space Station? Scientists want to use the orbiting laboratory’s spectacular view to track creatures on our planet and learn more about their behavior.  Source:

GR:  Seems like cruel and unusual punishment for the animal bearing the tracker.  It’s a bad investment anyway.  We need to spend our millions for on-the-ground surveys to monitor wildlife and habitat–not for tracking a few poor animals from space.

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