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Badger on small mammal cam

Badger head meets small mammal camera trap…

    Badger head meets small mammal camera trap // Our Education Officer Helen got a little bit of surprise when collected some of the camera traps we’ve had at a school in North Wales this week. The small mammal camera, an adapted camera trap designed to give pupils close up views of the mice …

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Elephant on camera trap

Behind the Citizen Spy: Instant Wild

[su_note note_color=”#ffffff” text_color=”#34322c” radius=”5″] Behind the Spy: Instant Wild By Kat Holmes Developed by the Zoological Society of London, Instant Wild is a mobile app and website, which displays live wildlife photographs that have been instantly sent from camera traps around the world. Users view, comment on and identify the species seen in the image. …

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SafariSpy: Saving the best for last…

   Back to SafariSpy SafariSpy: saving the best for last By Kat Holmes Yes it is the last SafariSpy post for now. Our camera trap has made the long journey back to the UK but not before taking one last outing, which turned out to be the best to date! Kev and Emma, who …

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Behind the Spy: Camera trapping under the snow

    Behind the Spy: camera trapping under the snow By Kat Holmes Eeva Soininen is a researcher working to understand the species interactions that take place within food webs in the arctic tundra habitat. She works in seriously cold conditions and recently developed an amazing way to camera trap wildlife under the snow! I …

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Yellow mongoose

SafariSpy: a cat back from the dead!

By Kat Holmes The SafariSpy camera trap was recently borrowed by Dr. Richard Meissner, a local researcher who had never used a camera trap before. He placed the camera trap in his garden which lies next to a game reserve. All kinds of visitors cross into his garden including small mammals, birds and even spitting …

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Badger

We are not alone – They’re in the woods!

    We are not alone – They’re in the woods! Laurence Clark of Castle Vision Photographic is a North Wales-based photographer with a passion for wildlife. His work has been featured on the BBC One Show, ITV and many local publications.  Here, Laurence tells us about his experience of an iWild event and his efforts …

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Behind the Spy: Chicago Wildlife Watch

Behind the Spy: Chicago Wildlife Watch By Kat Holmes There are some exciting citizen science camera trap projects taking place all over the world. We were lucky enough to speak to Dr. Seth Magle, Director, Urban Wildlife Institute at Lincoln Park Zoo. He is one of the brains behind Chicago Wildlife Watch, a collaborative project …

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