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The Animal Internet

A new book that argues that while the "internet of animals" offers us new opportunities to get close to nature and use nature, it also poses ethical questions.
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We've gone through a long period of seeing "nature" and "technology" as two separate spheres, with nature as something that has to be protected and separated from technology. In his book The Animal Internet, Alex Pschera argues that the "internet of nature" offers us new opportunities for ties between animals and humans, but it also poses ethical questions. 


(Alexander Pschera)
In this story, Alex mentions Shorty the Waldrapp. You can see the Waldrapp Facebook page here, and learn about tracking Shorty's movement in particular on the Wadrappteam website.

And if you were dying to know what these strange birds actually look like, you can watch the video posted below.


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