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James Foley

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Thanks! I will hopefully have a full guide here (I guess if it gets funded) or elsewhere if not. I'll make sure to keep you informed of where either way.
Mar 22, 2017
Disease management in Ethiopian Wolves. Conserving Africa's most endangered carnivore.
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These are dogs that live in the villages in and around the Afro-Alpine regions where the wolves live. Some of these dogs venture out of the villages and essentially compete with the wolves for food or act aggressively towards them. Yes! All the code specs, and instructions for putting the parts together of the collars will be put up online. And eventually hopefully all the data and analysis code will go up for the sake of transparency.
Mar 21, 2017
Disease management in Ethiopian Wolves. Conserving Africa's most endangered carnivore.
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Hi Daniel. These collars are actually to go on "domestic" dogs (using that term lightly as they are not in anyway like what we think of as pets). We have some true GPS collars going out on wolves seperately. The 1200mAh battery should last about 10 days with fixes every 5 minutes and a sleep mode when there is no movement from the accelerometer. The parts in the box will be held in place by foam inserts and probably a bit of tape, the power supplied is so low that the parts do not really generate heat so it's not a fire risk. Unfortunately the effect on behaviour is hard to quantify as with all studies that use collars. Generally there is a consensus that if it is under 3% body mass it does not have adverse effects on the animal but it is in reality hard to tell.
Mar 20, 2017
Disease management in Ethiopian Wolves. Conserving Africa's most endangered carnivore.
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