(The Gist of Science Reporter) Radio Telemetry  [MARCH-2020]

(The Gist of Science Reporter) Radio Telemetry


Radio Telemetry

  • It is a technology extensively used by wildlife scientists.
  • It uses radio waves emitted from a transmitter which is attached to the animal to track and monitor them.
  • Radio tagging is widely used to track cars, nocturnal animals and to track long distance migrations of turtles and whales.
  • Radio telemetry using satellite technology is used in tiger translocation projects in various wildlife reserves inIndia.
  • It is also used to track leopards and turtles it; Maharashtra and Jammu & Kashmir.


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