14 Feb '12, 2pm

The camera trap revolution: how a simple device is shaping research and conservation worldwide

The camera trap revolution: how a simple device is shaping research and conservation worldwide

Forgotten species: the wild jungle cattle called banteng (01/31/2012) The word "cattle," for most of us, is the antithesis of exotic; it's familiar like a family member one's happy enough to ignore, but doesn't really mind having around. Think for a moment of the names: cattle, cow, bovine...likely they make many of us think more of the animals' byproducts than the creatures themselves—i.e. milk, butter, ice cream or steak—as if they were an automated food factory and not living beings. But if we expand our minds a bit further, "cattle" may bring up thoughts of cowboys, Texas, herds pounding the dust, or merely grazing dully in the pasture. But none of these titles, no matter how far we pursue them, conjure up images of steamy tropical rainforest or gravely imperiled species. A cow may be beautiful in its own domesticated sort-of-way, but there is nothing wild in it, nothi...

Full article: http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0214-hance_cameratraprevolu...

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