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Unmanned Cameras Capture Rarely-Seen Animals Au Naturel
Using cameras triggered by heat, wildlife group Conservation International was able to get nearly 52,000 images of 105 mammal species in seven protected areas across the Americas, Africa and Asia. Get more amazing photos from the jungles here.

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Volcan Barva, Costa Rica. Leopardus pardalis (Ocelot)

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Manaus, Brazil. Myrmecophaga tridactyla (Giant anteater), a vulnerable species

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Manaus, Brazil.Cuniculus paca (Lowland paca)

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Manaus, Brazil.Tapirus terrestris (South America Tapir), a vulnerable species.

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Volcan Barva, Costa Rica. Tamandua mexicana (Northern tamandua). Smaller anteater.

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Volcan Barva, Costa Rica. Nasua narica (White-nosed coati)

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Volcan Barva, Costa Rica. Tapirus bairdii (Baird's Tapir) - a very rare and endangered species

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Manaus, Brazil. Leopardus pardalis (Ocelot)

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Volcan Barva, Costa Rica. Panthera onca (Jaguar) - largest cat in the western hemisphere and a near threatened species.

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Volcan Barva, Costa Rica. Puma concolor (Cougar).

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Volcan Barva, Costa Rica. Puma concolor (Cougar)

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Map of the sites where Tropical Ecology Assessment and Monitoring Network (TEAM) is currently present. In RED, the seven TEAM sites mentioned in the article "Community structure and diversity of tropical mammals: data from a global camera trap network."

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Dr. Jorge Ahumada, ecologist with the Tropical Ecology Assessment and Monitoring Network (TEAM) and lead author of the study.

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Volcan Barva, Costa Rica. Technician installing a camera trap.

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Volcan Barva, Costa Rica. Tehcnicians installing a camera trap.

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Central Suriname Nature Reserve, Suriname. Panthera Onca (Jaguar), a near threatened species.

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Nam Kading, Lao People's Democratic Republic. Muntiacus muntjak (Indian Muntjak)

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Bukit Barisan Selatan, Indonesia. Macaca nemestrina (Southern pig-tailed macaque), a vulnerable species.

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Central Suriname Nature Reserve, Suriname. Tapirus terrestris (South American Tapir) - a vulnerable species.

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Central Suriname Nature Reserve, Suriname. Tayassu pecari (White-lipped Pecari) - a near threatened species.

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Nam Kading, Lao People's Democratic Republic. Poacher.

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Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Uganda. Poacher.

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Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Uganda. Pan troglodytes (Common chimpanzee), an endangered species.This image is one of nearly 52,000 photos of 105 mammal species, taken as part of the first global camera trap mammal study done by The Tropical Ecology Assessment and Monitoring Network (TEAM) To learn more visit: http://www.conservation.orgCourtesy of Wildlife Conservation Society, a member of the TEAM network - www.teamnetwork.orgPERMITTED USE: This image may be downloaded at no charge for one-time use for the first âGlobal Camera Trap Mammalâ study. No copying, distribution or archiving permitted. No sublicensing, sale or resale permitted.REQUIRED CREDIT AND CAPTION: All image uses must be properly credited to Wildlife Conservation Society as part of the TEAM Network Partnership/www.teamnetwork.org. All images must be accompanied by a caption, which makes reference to the first âGlobal Camera Trap Mammalâ study. Any uses in which the image appears without proper credit and caption referencing the âFirst Global Camera Trap Mammal Studyâ are subject to a separate written use agreement.

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Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Uganda. Pan troglodytes (Common Chimpanzee), an endangered species. This image is one of nearly 52,000 photos of 105 mammal species, taken as part of the first global camera trap mammal study done by The Tropical Ecology Assessment and Monitoring Network (TEAM) To learn more visit: http://www.conservation.orgCourtesy of Wildlife Conservation Society, a member of the TEAM network - www.teamnetwork.orgPERMITTED USE: This image may be downloaded at no charge for one-time use for the first âGlobal Camera Trap Mammalâ study. No copying, distribution or archiving permitted. No sublicensing, sale or resale permitted.REQUIRED CREDIT AND CAPTION: All image uses must be properly credited to Wildlife Conservation Society as part of the TEAM Network Partnership/www.teamnetwork.org. All images must be accompanied by a caption, which makes reference to the first âGlobal Camera Trap Mammalâ study. Any uses in which the image appears without proper credit and caption referencing the âFirst Global Camera Trap Mammal Studyâ are subject to a separate written use agreement.

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Bukit Barisan Selatan, Indonesia. Macaca nemestrina (Southern pig-tailed macaque), a vulnerable species.This image is one of nearly 52,000 photos of 105 mammal species, taken as part of the first global camera trap mammal study done by The Tropical Ecology Assessment and Monitoring Network (TEAM) To learn more visit: http://www.conservation.orgCourtesy of Wildlife Conservation Society, a member of the TEAM network - www.teamnetwork.orgPERMITTED USE: This image may be downloaded at no charge for one-time use for the first âGlobal Camera Trap Mammalâ study. No copying, distribution or archiving permitted. No sublicensing, sale or resale permitted.REQUIRED CREDIT AND CAPTION: All image uses must be properly credited to Wildlife Conservation Society as part of the TEAM Network Partnership/www.teamnetwork.org. All images must be accompanied by a caption, which makes reference to the first âGlobal Camera Trap Mammalâ study. Any uses in which the image appears without proper credit and caption referencing the âFirst Global Camera Trap Mammal Studyâ are subject to a separate written use agreement.

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Bukit Barisan Selatan, Indonesia. Helarctos malayanus (Sun Bear), a vulnerable species.This image is one of nearly 52,000 photos of 105 mammal species, taken as part of the first global camera trap mammal study done by The Tropical Ecology Assessment and Monitoring Network (TEAM) To learn more visit: http://www.conservation.org Courtesy of Wildlife Conservation Society, a member of the TEAM network - www.teamnetwork.orgPERMITTED USE: This image may be downloaded at no charge for one-time use for the first âGlobal Camera Trap Mammalâ study. No copying, distribution or archiving permitted. No sublicensing, sale or resale permitted.REQUIRED CREDIT AND CAPTION: All image uses must be properly credited to Wildlife Conservation Society as part of the TEAM Network Partnership/www.teamnetwork.org. All images must be accompanied by a caption, which makes reference to the first âGlobal Camera Trap Mammalâ study. Any uses in which the image appears without proper credit and caption referencing the âFirst Global Camera Trap Mammal Studyâ are subject to a separate written use agreement.

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Bwindi Impenetrable Forest, Uganda. Gorilla beringei beringei (Mountain Gorilla), an endangered species.This image is one of nearly 52,000 photos of 105 mammal species, taken as part of the first global camera trap mammal study done by The Tropical Ecology Assessment and Monitoring Network (TEAM) To learn more visit: http://www.conservation.orgCourtesy of Wildlife Conservation Society, a member of the TEAM network - www.teamnetwork.orgPERMITTED USE: This image may be downloaded at no charge for one-time use for the first âGlobal Camera Trap Mammalâ study. No copying, distribution or archiving permitted. No sublicensing, sale or resale permitted.REQUIRED CREDIT AND CAPTION: All image uses must be properly credited to Wildlife Conservation Society as part of the TEAM Network Partnership/www.teamnetwork.org. All images must be accompanied by a caption, which makes reference to the first âGlobal Camera Trap Mammalâ study. Any uses in which the image appears without proper credit and caption referencing the âFirst Global Camera Trap Mammal Studyâ are subject to a separate written use agreement.

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Udzungwa Mountains, Tanzania. Loxodonta africana (African elephant).This was the largest animal photographed in the study, weighing 3,940 kg. This image is one of nearly 52,000 photos of 105 mammal species, taken as part of the first global camera trap mammal study done by The Tropical Ecology Assessment and Monitoring Network (TEAM) To learn more visit: http://www.conservation.orgCourtesy of Museo delle Scienze (Trento Museum of Science), a member of the TEAM network - www.teamnetwork.orgPERMITTED USE: This image may be downloaded at no charge for one-time use for the first âGlobal Camera Trap Mammalâ study. No copying, distribution or archiving permitted. No sublicensing, sale or resale permitted.REQUIRED CREDIT AND CAPTION: All image uses must be properly credited to Museo delle Scienze (Trento Museum of Science) as part of the TEAM Network Partnership/www.teamnetwork.org. All images must be accompanied by a caption, which makes reference to the first âGlobal Camera Trap Mammalâ study. Any uses in which the image appears without proper credit and caption referencing the âFirst Global Camera Trap Mammal Studyâ are subject to a separate written use agreement.

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Udzungwa Mountains, Tanzania. Syncerus caffer (African Buffalo).This image is one of nearly 52,000 photos of 105 mammal species, taken as part of the first global camera trap mammal study done by The Tropical Ecology Assessment and Monitoring Network (TEAM) To learn more visit: http://www.conservation.orgCourtesy of Museo delle Scienze (Trento Museum of Science), a member of the TEAM network - www.teamnetwork.orgPERMITTED USE: This image may be downloaded at no charge for one-time use for the first âGlobal Camera Trap Mammalâ study. No copying, distribution or archiving permitted. No sublicensing, sale or resale permitted.REQUIRED CREDIT AND CAPTION: All image uses must be properly credited to Museo delle Scienze (Trento Museum of Science) as part of the TEAM Network Partnership/www.teamnetwork.org. All images must be accompanied by a caption, which makes reference to the first âGlobal Camera Trap Mammalâ study. Any uses in which the image appears without proper credit and caption referencing the âFirst Global Camera Trap Mammal Studyâ are subject to a separate written use agreement.

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Udzungwa Mountains, Tanzania. Loxodonta africana (African elephant), a vulnerable species. This was the largest animal photographed in the study, weighing 3,940 kg. This image is one of nearly 52,000 photos of 105 mammal species, taken as part of the first global camera trap mammal study done by The Tropical Ecology Assessment and Monitoring Network (TEAM) To learn more visit: http://www.conservation.orgCourtesy of Museo delle Scienze (Trento Museum of Science), a member of the TEAM network - www.teamnetwork.orgPERMITTED USE: This image may be downloaded at no charge for one-time use for the first âGlobal Camera Trap Mammalâ study. No copying, distribution or archiving permitted. No sublicensing, sale or resale permitted.REQUIRED CREDIT AND CAPTION: All image uses must be properly credited to Museo delle Scienze (Trento Museum of Science) as part of the TEAM Network Partnership/www.teamnetwork.org. All images must be accompanied by a caption, which makes reference to the first âGlobal Camera Trap Mammalâ study. Any uses in which the image appears without proper credit and caption referencing the âFirst Global Camera Trap Mammal Studyâ are subject to a separate written use agreement.

Unmanned Cameras Capture Rarely-Seen Animals Au Naturel

Using cameras triggered by heat, wildlife group Conservation International was able to get nearly 52,000 images of 105 mammal species in seven protected areas across the Americas, Africa and Asia. Get more amazing photos from the jungles here.