Automated Wildlife Photography: A New Kind of Museum Specimen

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Ecologist Bill McShea talks to Fast Company's Co.Exist about his work for Smithsonian's Wild program, which is working on collecting thousands of images of wildlife from automatic cameras hidden in their natural habitats. Says McShea, "We’re just talking about collecting a different kind of museum specimen. Instead of having it be a skin in a drawer, it’s a photograph. But that photograph has a date and a place and a time and species identification and a collection ID. It has much of the information that the original specimen had.”

Read more about the history of automated wildlife photography and what it means for research here.

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