When wildlife ecologist Danielle Garneau finds roadkill, she uploads data about it onto her smartphone.
December 1, 2012 Scientists and citizens are filling up a database on dead critters with their smartphones. The EpiCollect app pulls data such as location, speed limit and the carcass's condition. Wildlife ecologist Danielle Garneau says the project tracks animal movement and may help protect species in the future.
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