Tracking Animal Identity by Tom Jackson
  

Tracking Animal Identity

Written by Tom Jackson
Illustrated by
Part of the Fact Finders: Animal Trackers Series

Synopsis

Tracking Animal Identity by Tom Jackson

Identity is vital to any scientific research but it is not always easy to establish, especially with groups of species that look very similar, or those with secretive lifestyles. A number of fascinating techniques are used to establish species' identities, including recording sounds, monitoring tree damage, DNA analysis, and carbon dating fossil finds. Case studies include: woodpeckers, fur analysis, and identifying bats in flight.

About the Author

Tom Jackson

Tom Jackson has been an author for about 15 years. He has written more than 60 books and contributed to hundreds of others. Tom lives in Bristol, England, with his wife and three children. Tom has written about everything from alpine skiing to nanotechnology and algebra to ping pong.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Tom Jackson
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Publisher

Raintree an imprint of Capstone Global Library Ltd

Publication date

11th August 2016

ISBN

9781474702393


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