Camera To Provide Elk's Point of View July 3, 2014 Pennsylvania

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Camera To Provide Elk's Point of View July 3, 2014 Pennsylvania, PGC News
     What does an elk eat?  With footage captured by a tiny video camera placed on a Pennsylvania elk this week, researchers soon will find out.  The research initiative is a product of a partnership between the Pennsylvania Game Commission and the Keystone Elk Country Alliance, a Pennsylvania-based nonprofit organization headquartered at the Elk Country Visitor Center in Benezette, Pa.... on Tuesday, researchers placed a collar on an adult cow elk that not only will record her locations through GPS technology, but also will record video shot by a camera housed within the collar. 

The Keystone Elk Country Alliance funded a new collar for a pilot program. The new collar records video and audio and will be collected in 75 days to discover what will hopefully be new and exciting information about Pennsylvania elk.


Pennsylvania to get 'elk's eye view' of habitat July 17, 2014 Press & Sun-Bulletin 
... The Pennsylvania Game Commission has fitted one of the state's resident elk with a video camera collar in hopes of determining a few things about the day-to-day life of a large cervid in the east....

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