Explaining the cover image

Wildebeast graze on the cover of MEE 2.5The cover image for Issue 2.5 of Methods in Ecology and Evolution depicts a group of migratory wildebeest, Connochaetes taurinus, photographed in northern Tanzania.

The image was one of two supplied by Thomas Morrison, Dartmouth College, NH, which together excellently convey “the challenging nature of individual wildebeest identification”.

They accompany Estimating survival in photographic capture–recapture studies: overcoming misidentification error by Thomas A. Morrison, Jun Yoshizaki, James D. Nichols and Douglas T. Bolger.

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