Blog

IMG 8753b W960 H600

Friday Photo: Telemetry

0

Wildlife documentaries make finding wildlife look easy, I can assure you it’s not. Whilst in South Africa I had the chance to search for a radio collared lioness. To cut a long story short I didn’t manage it, but by a complete fluke we stumbled on a Cheetah instead! Here I’m using a telemetry set to try and detect a signal, it can be very hit and miss depending on the weather, terrain and how old the collar is. Rather unnervingly, Desmond our field guide chuckled that with a dead collar, she could be lying 30 feet away in the long grass looking at us, and we wouldn’t know.





Recent:
  • The plant explorers of Kew Gardens

    0

    Kew has more scientists working behind the scenes than it does horticultural staff, and here’s a taster of what they do…

    Read More →  
Flickr:

Newsletter:


Sign up to receive one email a month with the best bits from the blog..Newsletter

 

Related Posts:

Leave a Reply