The use of GPS collars is critical for scientists to understanding the movements and behaviors of wild animals, from the migration patterns of birds to the territories of tigers. But the data can tell amazing stories as well!  What stories do you think wildlife would tell if they had a way to do it?

Get a glimpse into the stories of Neatoo, a free spirit wildebeest, Fleur and Valentine the inseparable lion sisters, and Manyara the ambitious elephant as seen through the movements gathered from GPS collars. Stories of the Wild shows an alternative approach to bite sized wildlife and conservation storytelling based on real scientific data. 

Part 1: The story of Manyara

Follow Manyara and her herd of 30 fellow elephants through Tanzania on a search for nutrition, crossing highways and coming close to human settlements.

Part 2: The story of Neato

Neatoo, a wildebeest in Kenya with an individual streak, leaves her herd to travel to the Serengeti to munch on fresh grass and take part in the annual migration.

Part 3: The story of Fleur and Valentine

Eavesdrop on the romantic adventures of lioness Valentine as her nightly encounters with a male lion get her into serious trouble.

Internet of Elephants

Internet of Elephants is a social enterprise based in Kenya and the United States. They are a collaboration of technologists, conservationists, educators, game designers, and strategists working together towards a stronger connection between people and wild animals.

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