Human-animal migrations

How do humans and domesticated animals influence each other's movements?

Cow in Bhutan carrying a tag around its neck.

Throughout history, humans moved around with their lifestock. In some remote areas in the world, we can still witness these joint migrations. Who guides whom, who learns from whom? Scientists will study joint herder-lifestock movements in remote areas with hunting tribes.

Animals: Livestock

Location: Bhutan, Sahel, East Africa, Asian Drylands

Contact: Martin Wikelski, MPI of Animal Behavior, Konstanz/Germany

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