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Table 1 Total coordinates recorded for GPS and thread trailing monitoring techniques and subsequent classification of extensive and intensive movement counts using cluster analysis

From: Activity and movement of free-living box turtles are largely independent of ambient and thermal conditions

Technique Total Coordinates Extensive Intensive Mean Turn Angle Extensive Mean Turn Angle Intensive
GPS 1733 581 1002 128.2 ± 8.1 31.8 ± 6.7
Thread Trailing 2337 1837 474 150.8 ± 4.8 81.2 ± 9.7
  1. Cluster analysis for GPS locations had 36% of the recordings characterized as extensive, and 63% of the recordings as intensive. For the thread trailing data, extensive movement was characterized as 79% of the values and intensive as 21% of the values. Mean turning angle was larger in the thread trailing for both the extensive and intensive movements