Monitoring Animal Populations

Monitoring Animal Populations

Author: Amber Bridge

By viewing this tutorial, you will get a basic sense of a few ways that scientists monitor animal populations in the wild.

This tutorial will help you to understand techniques that scientists use to monitor animal populations in the wild.

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Source: SmithsonianVideos

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Source: World Wildlife Federation