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Getting started with Movebank

Movebank is a free, online database of animal tracking data. We help animal tracking researchers to manage, share, analyze, and archive their data. Researchers can use Movebank to share their animal tracking data with the public or with other registered users. The animal tracking data in Movebank belongs to researchers all over the world. These researchers can choose to make part or all of their study information and tracks visible to other registered users or to the public.

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Why should I use Movebank?

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