Tag: camera traps

March 9, 2016

What’s on the menu for Allegheny woodrats?

It’s difficult for a population to persist when its main food source has disappeared. Allegheny woodrats (Neotoma magister) faced this firsthand when American chestnuts were extirpated and forests transitioned to...

November 16, 2015

Wild Cam: Massive Study Reveals Raptor Ranges

A massive camera trap project is revealing range data on eagles, hawks, vultures and other birds of prey. The AppalachianEagles project has generated over 3 million photos so far from...

October 7, 2015

Wild Cam: TWS Member Tracks Wolverines in Wyoming

While they are known for their scent and ability to track prey themselves, there aren’t many large animals more elusive to researchers than the wolverine. But a new camera trap...

A coyote looks at a camera trap in South Mountain Gameland, N.C.
July 6, 2015

House Cats Avoid Coyote Haunts: Wild Cam Series

There’s a trick to conserving nine lives, and a new camera trap study shows that it may involve domestic felines having prudence when it comes to keeping out of coyote...

June 15, 2015

Wild Cam Series: Serengeti Wildlife

One of the largest camera trap surveys ever conducted used citizen scientists to take an inside view into discovering the ways animals in the Serengeti divide up their space and...