Côte d’Ivoire’s chimp habitats are shrinking, but there’s hope in their numbers

Côte d’Ivoire’s chimp habitats are shrinking, but there’s hope in their numbers

Conservationists feared that chimpanzees in Comoé National Park might have been wiped out during a decade of civil conflict in Côte d’Ivoire. But camera-trap footage found a healthy population and has since documented unique behaviors not observed in other chimp populations in West Africa. The western chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes verus) of Comoé National Park in […]

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World’s biggest camera trapping program hits 1 million photos of tropical animals

World’s biggest camera trapping program hits 1 million photos of tropical animals

The world’s largest study of wildlife using remote camera traps has captured one million photographs. The project, known as the Tropical Ecology Assessment and Monitoring (TEAM) Network, takes photos of mammals and birds in 16 protected areas across 14 tropical countries in Asia, Africa, as well as Central and South America. Remote camera traps, which […]

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