By Roland Kays

In Candid Creatures, the 1st significant ebook to bare the key lives of animals via motion-sensitive online game cameras, biologist Roland Kays has assembled over six hundred awesome photos. Drawing from records of hundreds of thousands of colour and night-vision images gathered via enormous quantities of researchers, Kays has chosen pictures that convey the original views of natural world from during the global. utilizing those pictures, he tells the tales of medical discoveries that digicam traps have enabled, equivalent to working example of species concept to were extinct and info of predator-prey interactions.

Each photo captures a second frozen within the camera’s flash as animals go through their wild habitats. Kays additionally discusses how scientists use digicam traps to handle conservation matters, developing options that let people and wild animals to coexist. greater than only a number of remarkable animal images, the book’s textual content, maps, and illustrations interact to explain the most recent findings within the fast-moving box of flora and fauna examine. Candid Creatures is a testomony to how the explosion of video game cameras worldwide has revolutionized the learn of animal ecology. The strong mixture of images and tales of discovery will fascinate a person drawn to technology, nature, flora and fauna biology, or photography.

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