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Infrared camera “traps” to track wild animals

April 18, 2011

Sanjay Gandhi National Park to get camera traps

By: Ranjeet Jadhav Date: 2011-04-17 Place: Mumbai

For this year’s annual census, the National Nark officials will be using camera trappings instead of the pugmark tracking technique

While every summer, a census of animals living in the Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP) in Borivali is conducted using ‘pugmark tracking’, this year is going to be different. Sometime in May, cameras that will run on solar energy, like the ones used in the recent all-India tiger census, will be set up in SGNP. Read the full article here.

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