Wildlife photographer captures incredible images of African animals using camera traps

Wildlife photographer Will Burrard-Lucas is a master at capturing rarely seen and skittish wildlife.

In conjunction with the World Wildlife Fund (WWF), Burrard-Lucas set up a handful of camera traps — stationary cameras triggered by motion sensors — around watering holes in theKavango Zambezi Transfrontier Conservation Area (KAZA). Over a period of three months, high-definition photographs were taken by the traps in order to help scientists learn more about the animals' migration patterns.

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According to the WWF, camera traps are the preferred photography tools, as they don't interfere with the daily lives of the animals.

The traps set up by Burrard-Lucas captured incredible images of lions, hyenas, elephants, porcupines and more rarely photographed animals, all in their natural habitat. Take a look at some of the photographs above.

Photographer Captures Intimate Wildlife Moments
Photographer Captures Intimate Wildlife Moments

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