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Can't bear 'em: How GPS is helping to track drop bears

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posted on 2023-05-26, 10:04 authored by Janssen, V
Drop bears (Thylarctos plummetus) are a species of carnivorous Australian marsupial, renowned for preying on tourists in the bush. Infamous for their mode of attack, new technology is now shedding light on their distribution, population and behaviour.


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The Conversation, 1 April 2013

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