17 Amazing Camera Trap Photos from Kenya Taken By Kids

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A big part of my job is working with teachers to integrate my camera trap research into their classrooms. Students from around the world learn science during their school day by doing real science through our eMammal program. Since 2014, students across Kenya have been setting camera traps near their schools. Here are my favorites: 17 amazing camera trap photos from Kenya all taken by kids!

Giraffe

Camera Trap Photos from Kenya
Only the feet! Too tall to even get the body.

Aardvark

Camera Trap Photos from Kenya

Gerenuk

Camera Trap Photos from Kenya

Leopard

Camera Trap Photos from Kenya

Kenyan hare

Camera Trap Photos from Kenya
There are two species in this area that are impossible to tell apart. 

Beisa Oryx

Camera Trap Photos from Kenya

Black-backed Jackal

Camera Trap Photos from Kenya

Spotted Hyena

Camera Trap Photos from Kenya

Warthog

Camera Trap Photos from Kenya
And a smiling one too!

Striped Hyena

Camera Trap Photos from Kenya

Black Rhinoceros 

Camera Trap Photos from Kenya

African Wild Dog

Camera Trap Photos from Kenya

Grevy’s Zebra

Camera Trap Photos from Kenya

Hippopotamus

Camera Trap Photos from Kenya

Guenther’s Dik Dik

Camera Trap Photos from Kenya

African Savanna Elephant

Camera Trap Photos from Kenya

Olive Baboon

Camera Trap Photos from Kenya

To see the full results of the study, read “Do Kids Make Good Citizen Scientists? Discoveries from eMammal Camera Traps Around the World.”

To find out what’s in your schoolyard (or backyard), you can purchase a camera trap here.

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