Where The Animals Go

Where The Animals Go

Tracking Wildlife with Technology in 50 Maps and Graphics


'Turn the pages to revel in the techno-tracking that is revealing the secrets of animal lives. This is science at its best, the art of understanding truth and beauty' Chris Packham

Once tracking animals meant following footprints. Now satellites, drones, camera traps, cellphone networks, apps and accelerometers allow us to see the natural world as never before. For the first time, this book lets you follow the journeys of seals, sharks, elephants, bumble bees, owls and wolves all over the world. Open it, and go where the animals go.

'This is a special kind of detective story' New Scientist

'This book is beautiful as well as informative and inspiring. There is no doubt it will help in our fight to save wildlife and wild habitats' Dr Jane Goodall

'Beautiful and thrilling ... a joy to study cover to cover' E. O. Wilson


  • This is a special kind of detective story. After millennia of using footprints, faeces, feathers, broken foliage and nests to track animals, the process is now so teched up you need to read this book to find out the how, what and why
    New Scientist

About the authors

James Cheshire

James Cheshire is a Professor of Geographic Information and Cartography at University College London. In 2017, the Royal Geographic Society honoured him with the Cuthbert Peek Award 'for advancing geographical knowledge through the use of mappable Big Data'.
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Oliver Uberti

Oliver Uberti is a former senior design editor for National Geographic, who continues to help scientists translate their research into memorable visuals. He has designed figures for a range of high-profile academics, including geneticist David Reich and his bestseller Who We Are and How We Got Here.
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