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While the study of animals can serve to motivate, it can also present difficulties. Some animals are just too hard to study through inquiry. The animals may be too large or small, too distant, or too dangerous to bring into the classroom. Technology has been critical in enabling students to learn in new ways about many animals. In this edition, the field editor discusses studying animals and their role in the environment.