David Warton (University of New South Wales) interviews Théo Michelot (University of Sheffield) about an article on his recent R package moveHMM in Methods in Ecology and Evolution. David and Théo also discuss the case study in the paper – on the understudied wild haggis – and what advances could be made to the package in future.

The article that is discussed in this interview – moveHMM: an R package for the statistical modelling of animal movement data using hidden Markov models – is a freely available Applications article and was published on 28 May 2016.