SafariSpy Dung beetle

SafariSpy: Mission two…

   Back to SafariSpy SafariSpy: Mission two By Kat Holmes At the end of January I took the SafariSpy camera to a game reserve in the Waterberg Mountains, in the Limpopo province of South Africa. Having never placed a camera trap before I began a thorough search for animal paths around the campsite in which we were staying. It is a wonderful site which has no fences and allows the

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SafariSpy: Mission one…

Back to SafariSpy SafariSpy: Mission one Get Directions For: Driving Walking Bicycling   show options hide options Avoid Tolls Avoid Highways From: To: Fetching directions…… Reset directions Print directions Kev and his wife Emma were the first volunteers to take the new SafariSpy camera trap out for a spin. In January, they visited a small but perfectly formed nature reserve in the Limpopo province of northern South Africa. After learning

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Camera trap destroyed by hyena

The African camera trap destroyers

The African camera trap destroyers… Camera trapping in the UK is not without risk. That risk usually comes from the great apes that live on these islands; humans. NatureSpy have all manner of deterrents attached and stuck on to our camera traps, all with the purpose of trying to persuade any great ape that comes across them to leave them alone. However, in other parts of the world, its not just humans

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Camera trappers on twitter

Top camera trappers to follow on Twitter

Top camera trappers to follow on Twitter Camera traps and twitter go together better than you might first realise. All you need is a camera trap and a twitter account and you can share your wildlife photos & videos with the whole world. Here are some of our favourite accounts on twitter that regularly share some fantastic camera trap images… Have we missed anyone? Let us know in the comments

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Frank M Chapman ocelot camera trap

Camera traps and science – how did we get here?

Camera traps, despite being a relatively old technology, are now quickly emerging as a key tool in science and conservation. But how did it get here? It is now fairly well known what a camera trap is; basically a camera in a weatherproof case that is triggered by an infrared sensor when an animal walks past. Camera traps were invented long before many realise and have a long and rich

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