Stories tagged tagging

Want to help track monarchs? The Minnesota Zoo is offering visitors the chance to participate in a monarch tagging project. (Data from tagged monarchs helps scientists learn about their amazing migration.)

August 30, 4 - 5 p.m.
September 6, 4 -5 p.m.
(Dates are subject to change depending on the weather.)

Cost is $10 per person. Children under 10 should be accompanied by an adult. Call 952.431.9273 to make a reservation.

The process of science is often portrayed as deliberate and successful. However, it's good to remember that discovering things about our natural world can often be trying and full of failure. In an effort to understand how walruses near Greenland migrate, eight of the animals were satellite tagged. Alas, all but one tag has now stopped working or has fallen off its walrus. Track the one remaining walrus.