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.
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.
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