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first pictures from 2014 session in Rukwa GR

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Here follows a first selection of images captured during the 2014 camera trap survey conducted in the northern part of Rukwa Game Reserve. The same 4 grids of 100 sq. km coverd in 2012 were covered in 2014, but with 36 cameras per grid instead of 12 per grid in 2012.. Not all the recorded species are presented but it represents a first good "picture" of the results!

first pictures from 2014 session in Rukwa GR

What appears to be the most common large ungulate species in Rukwa, the Sable antelope (Hippotragus niger).

first pictures from 2014 session in Rukwa GR
first pictures from 2014 session in Rukwa GR

In its category the common duiker (Sylvicapra grimmia) is the most frequently pictured small antelope species..

first pictures from 2014 session in Rukwa GR
first pictures from 2014 session in Rukwa GR

Zebra (Equus quagga boehmi)

first pictures from 2014 session in Rukwa GR
first pictures from 2014 session in Rukwa GR

Bushbuck (Tragelaphus scriptus)

first pictures from 2014 session in Rukwa GR
first pictures from 2014 session in Rukwa GR

Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis)

first pictures from 2014 session in Rukwa GR
first pictures from 2014 session in Rukwa GR
first pictures from 2014 session in Rukwa GR

Hartebeest (A. b. lichtensteini)

first pictures from 2014 session in Rukwa GR
first pictures from 2014 session in Rukwa GR
first pictures from 2014 session in Rukwa GR

Buffalos (Syncerus caffer) A good camera placing choice...

first pictures from 2014 session in Rukwa GR
first pictures from 2014 session in Rukwa GR
first pictures from 2014 session in Rukwa GR
first pictures from 2014 session in Rukwa GR
first pictures from 2014 session in Rukwa GR

Bushpig, (Potamochoerus larvatus)

first pictures from 2014 session in Rukwa GR
first pictures from 2014 session in Rukwa GR

Warthog (Phacochoerus africanus)

first pictures from 2014 session in Rukwa GR
first pictures from 2014 session in Rukwa GR

Elephants (Loxodonta africana) are still recorded, despite less frequently than in the 2012 survey, and mostly by night.

first pictures from 2014 session in Rukwa GR
first pictures from 2014 session in Rukwa GR
first pictures from 2014 session in Rukwa GR
first pictures from 2014 session in Rukwa GR

Among afrotherians, the aardvark (Orycteropus afer) was catptured several times...

first pictures from 2014 session in Rukwa GR
first pictures from 2014 session in Rukwa GR
first pictures from 2014 session in Rukwa GR

Leopard (Panthera pardus)

first pictures from 2014 session in Rukwa GR
first pictures from 2014 session in Rukwa GR
first pictures from 2014 session in Rukwa GR

Spotted hyena (Crocuta crocuta)

first pictures from 2014 session in Rukwa GR
first pictures from 2014 session in Rukwa GR

African wild dog (Lycaon pictus) (Critically endangered)

first pictures from 2014 session in Rukwa GR
first pictures from 2014 session in Rukwa GR

Serval (Leptailurus serval)

first pictures from 2014 session in Rukwa GR
first pictures from 2014 session in Rukwa GR

Miombo genet (Genetta angolensis)

first pictures from 2014 session in Rukwa GR

African Civet (Civettictis civetta)

first pictures from 2014 session in Rukwa GR

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