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Camera captures rare glimpse of pygmy hippo

Camera captures rare glimpse of pygmy hippo

Camera traps are revolutionising our ability to track the changing¬†fate of wildlife. Often used in remote locations looking for elusive species, this automated digital device that takes a photo whenever an animal triggers an infrared sensor, is producing rare glimpses into the secret lives of animals. In 2008, scientists from ZSL started a new programme […]

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How to catch a pygmy hippo on camera

How to catch a pygmy hippo on camera

Trying to get cameras in the wild to capture images of the elusive pygmy hippo (Choeropsis liberiensis) is no easy task, but the project in Sapo National Park, Liberia, is trying and constantly inching a little bit closer to success. In 2010 they set up 25 camera traps in the wild yet only 8 survived […]

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