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Camera trap photos show wildlife around the world

Nathan Sing (CNN)

Updated 12:31 PM ET, Thu October 29, 2020
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Wildlife Insights is a website compiling millions of camera-trap photographs. Pictured, a jaguar photographed deep inside the Nouragues Natural Reserve, French Guiana. Scroll through to see more wildlife caught on camera. Emmanuel Rondeau/WWF France
Camera traps allow researchers to discretely capture photos of wildlife, like this one of a tiger in Bardia National Park, Nepal. Emmanuel Rondeau / WWF US
A male Lion in the Zambezi Region of Namibia Will Burrard-Lucas/WWF US
The Wildlife Insights platform is supported by Google and the World Wildlife Fund, among others. Pictured, animals by a water hole in the Zambezi region of Namibia, taken by a camera trap. Will Burrard-Lucas / WWF US
A spotted hyena in the Zambezi Region of Namibia. Will Burrard-Lucas / WWF US
A takin in the Trongsa District of Bhutan. The takin is also known as the cattle chamois or gnu goat Emmanuel Rondeau / WWF UK
The images on the platform will be available to researchers, and the general public. A pair of marmots caught on camera in Akesai County, China. eMammal
A wild boar in the Trongsa District of Bhutan. Emmanuel Rondeau / WWF UK
Camera traps are triggered by heat or movement. A giant anteater in Manaus, photographed in Brazil TEAM Network
A leopard photographed in the Zambezi Region of Namibia. Will Burrard-Lucas/WWF US
Wildlife Insights hopes its platform will encourage collaboration between researchers across the world. A Bornean orangutan with baby, captured by a camera trap in Indonesia. eMammal
A curious ocelot getting up close to a camera trap. Julia Salvador/TEAM Network
The platform uses AI to identify the animals in the images. Pictured, giraffes in the Zambezi Region of Namibia. Will Burrard-Lucas / WWF US
A southern pig-tailed macaque at the Bukit Barisan Selatan National Park in Indonesia. TEAM Network
A family of northern plains gray langurs, photographed around a watering hole. eMammal
These African elephants look like they're about to trample this camera trap. Will Burrard-Lucas/WWF-US
A Lowland Tapir at the Central Suriname Nature Reserve, Suriname. Wildlife Insights is currently in beta, and there are plans for more features to be added in future. TEAM Network