According to recent research from the University of Washington, it looks like Great White Sharks are partial to hot tubs too. Two female great white sharks were tagged with Wildlife Computers SPOT tags that measured the location and one that recorded depth and temperature. After capturing data,...

If you’ve kept undeployed tags in the refrigerator in “Stop” mode for a while, you should consider pulling them out of fridge and giving them some exercise to remove the passivation layer surrounding the tag’s battery. To do this, we recommend hooking up your tag...

Check out the tracks from two White-backed vultures (Gyps africanus) tagged by Andre Botha in June 2017 with prototype Wildlife Computers Rainer-S20 tags in Gorongoza National Park, Mozambique. The red tracked bird just returned to GNP after a two-month foraging trip around Zimbabwe, briefly popping into...

A new study by Large Marine Vertebrates Research Institute Philippines (LAMAVE), Marine Megafauna Foundation (MMF) and Tubbataha Management Office (TMO) tracked juvenile whale sharks across the Philippines. The Philippines is an important hotspot for whale sharks and hosts a large population. A Wildlife Computers SPOT satellite...

Over Thanksgiving, a group of biologists and Argos tag manufacturers from many countries gathered in Toulouse, France, to share their work using the Argos system at the European Users Conference on Argos Wildlife (EUCAW). During the forum, they featured many of the noteworthy projects using...

Shared habitat use by juveniles of three sea turtle species IOTC Working Party on Ecosystems and Bycatch (WPEB) Cape Town, South Africa 10-14 September 2018 Progress report on the post release mortality of the oceanic white tip shark (POREMO project) discarded by EU purse...

Due to the success of our free tag program for our avian tags, we are extending it into next year. The Early Adopter Program works like this: you receive one free Rainier-S20 tag for every purchased Rainier-S20 tag up to the first five—so buy five,...

Using light to estimate your position on the globe is not new; mariners used celestial navigation for centuries before modern technologies like LORAN (developed in the 1940s) and GPS (developed in the 1970s) became available. Using light to estimate animals’ locations is not new either,...

GPE3 provides light-based geolocation estimates of movements from the light data collected by our tags. Learn more about the key benefits of using this statistically robust tool....

Over the last few months, Wildlife Computers made some cool updates to the Wildlife Computers Data Portal and Tag Agent software. Download Tag Setting Record Users now have the ability to download a record of their tag settings. If you are working in Tag Agent and are...

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