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Animal Tracking with Judith D. Schwartz

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Image by Tony Eprile. Zimbabwe, 2014.

Is animal tracking a lost art? In this segment of Wild Game Domain, host Chad Pagano and Pulitzer Center grantee Judith D. Schwartz discuss why it may be as important as ever.

Developed by the earliest hunters, wildlife tracking skills remain essential tools for conservation and can even reveal clues about climate change as well as soil quality.

Is advancing technology in animal tracking helping the hunters and perhaps poachers as well? What is being done to support wildlife in areas where poaching is prevalent?