Camera Trapping

WHAT WE’VE BEEN UP TO:

This week we have been helping Zoe’s mom test her camera traps. She is going on a trip to Zanzibar soon so we decided to help her by pretending to be wild animals that her camera trap could take pictures of.

I was a leopard. And I was a lion.

Some of you might not know what a camera trap is. Well, it is a camera that you can set up in the woods to take pictures of animals. It has a sensor so that it automatically takes a picture of anything that has bodyheat or moves in front of it. This way a human doesn’t need to be at the location of the camera while it takes pictures or video 24 hours a day.

Here are the pictures that Zoe and her mom got of us from camera 1:

 

And these were the ones that they got from camera 2:

It will be exciting to see what pictures Zoe’s mom will get of Zanzibar’s wild life!

FUN FACT

In 2003 Zoe’s mom and dad were the first people to get photographs of a live Zanzibar servaline genet.

Here is one of the pictures of the genet:

Zanzibar_Servaline_Genet

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