carnivore trapping -- 001

carnivore trapping -- 001

jaguar in Belize

Trailcams have revolutionized the study of carnivores such as this jaguar. With the very low density of carnivores on the landscape and wide territories, monitoring their movement and behavior previously had been difficult and expensive. Researchers around the world often use the same models of cameras used by hunters and sportsmen.

Image: Belize Jaguar Project/Virginia Tech