"Browse 200K+ Candid Wild Animal Photos From Around the Globe on Smithsonian Wild"
The Smithsonian has collected over 202,000 striking images from wildlife researchers around the globe in a new publicly accessible collection.
Faced with shy and elusive creatures in the field, scientists use camera traps to observe their subjects. These traps – hidden cameras triggered by motion sensors offer scientists the chance to observe animals without disturbing them and without having to spend 24-hours-a-day perched up a tree.
This is raw footage, unedited and untouched, so don’t expect all of the images to be perfectly composed artistic masterpieces, but the sheer amount of material, which includes video clips, and the chance to see nature untouched makes the site an absorbing way to get lost in the wild web.
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Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.