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Movebank is a free, online database of animal tracking data hosted by the Max Planck Institute of Animal Behavior. We help animal tracking researchers to manage, share, protect, analyze and archive their data.

  • 6.8 billion locations
  • 7.1 billion other sensor records
  • 8,392 studies
  • 1,433 taxa
  • 4,367 data owners