Tracking deer by NASA satellite

Greenbelt MD (SPX) Apr 01, 2016

Mule deer mothers are in sync with their environment, with reproduction patterns that closely match the cycles of plant growth in their habitat. And new research using NASA satellite data shows that tracking vegetation from space can help wildlife managers predict when does will give birth to fawns.

Raising a fawn is no easy task – a doe needs a rich supply of vegetation for the late stage —> Read More