Camera traps proving to be powerful tool for studying endangered species in remote locations

In 2015, a team of researchers left 21 camera traps on a previously unsurveyed ridge in Peru’s Sira Communal Reserve for six months to capture critically endangered species.

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Last updated on 20 February 2017

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Peru
Region: 
South & Central America & The Caribbean
Threats: 
Unsustainable hunting and trapping
Habitat loss and degradation
Energy production and mining
Logging and unsustainable harvesting
Species group: 
Birds