Majority Rules: Collar preparation

Rob Nelson
June 18, 2015
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Project leader Margaret Crofoot (right) and researcher Roland Kays (left), both research associates at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute, prepare GPS collars for their study subjects. The collars are custom designed to weigh less than 5 percent of an olive baboon’s body weight, record positional data once per second for at least two weeks and automatically detach at the end of the study. (Photo by Rob Nelson)