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Why do predators seem as abundant as prey in trail camera footage?

If the footage has been put on YouTube, it's probably been edited. Reasonable editing would be to show the range of species and/or behaviour in the area - after all, it's entertainment or at most ...
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How to keep a trail camera from being stolen?

For many cameras, there are locks or lock boxes available. Google for "lock trail camera", and you will find plenty of offers. Other measures: fix the camera in a tree high enough you need a ladder ...
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Why do predators seem as abundant as prey in trail camera footage?

I think there might be another reason beyond the accepted answer. Predators have to roam a lot more throughout their territory in order to find food and if they fail an attack on a prey they have to ...
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Find a trail camera I put in a backcountry area far from reliable cell phone coverage

There are a few methods possible: Old school - Find where you are on the map Mark this location on the map Another option - mark to your camera using temporary trail markers (day-glo paint, ...
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What features of a trail camera make it easier for photographing animals than other cameras?

Trail cameras are motion sensitive cameras that are secured to trees or other objects to capture animals or people passing by on a trail. They look like this, Source They have attachments for the ...
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Find a trail camera I put in a backcountry area far from reliable cell phone coverage

If I was going to leave an object in the backcountry I would use a GPS to record the location of the object and add a Tile tracker (I haven't checked if there are other similar devices) to what I was ...

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