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National Geographic Society
Caption: A wood thrush feeds its young while sporting a miniaturized geolocator device on its back. A team led by Bridget Stutchbury of York University in Toronto overcame technical challenges to mount the devices on wood thrushes and purple martins for their migration between North and South America.
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