Barro Colorado Island:
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3 Months of Monkey Movements
Monkey movements around Barro Colorado Island, Panama. Grace Davis created this video using data from 9 GPS-collared monkeys: 4 spider monkeys (warm colors- red/orange/yellow) and 5 white-faced capuchin monkeys (cool colors- purples/blues).
The GPS collars took location coordinates every 4 minutes for approximately 3 months during Panama’s dry season, 2018. The tracks show the full 3 months of movement for the animals, while the moving dots show the monkeys moving along for several days. When the dots are stationary, the monkeys are sleeping for the night.
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