Letting the animals do the work

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Letting the animals do the work

In Fort Lewis study, creatures in Missionary burn area trigger the camera
Cherin Chapman adjusts one of the trail cameras in an area of Missionary Ridge with much fallen timber. Large mammals prefer burned over habitat because of the new plants and vegetation re-growth.
Tori Queen and Cherin Chapman set up one of their trail cameras Oct. 27 on a tree burned during the Missionary Ridge Fire of 2002 which consumed 70,000 acres.
Cherin Chapman and Tori Queen, environmental biology majors at Fort Lewis College, took these animal photos with trail cameras purchased by the Mountain Studies Institute. The cameras triggered when the animals were in proximity.
Cherin Chapman and Tori Queen, environmental biology majors at Fort Lewis College, took these animal photos with trail cameras purchased by the Mountain Studies Institute. The cameras triggered when the animals were in proximity.
Cherin Chapman and Tori Queen, environmental biology majors at Fort Lewis College, took these animal photos with trail cameras purchased by the Mountain Studies Institute. The cameras triggered when the animals were in proximity.

Letting the animals do the work

Cherin Chapman adjusts one of the trail cameras in an area of Missionary Ridge with much fallen timber. Large mammals prefer burned over habitat because of the new plants and vegetation re-growth.
Tori Queen and Cherin Chapman set up one of their trail cameras Oct. 27 on a tree burned during the Missionary Ridge Fire of 2002 which consumed 70,000 acres.
Cherin Chapman and Tori Queen, environmental biology majors at Fort Lewis College, took these animal photos with trail cameras purchased by the Mountain Studies Institute. The cameras triggered when the animals were in proximity.
Cherin Chapman and Tori Queen, environmental biology majors at Fort Lewis College, took these animal photos with trail cameras purchased by the Mountain Studies Institute. The cameras triggered when the animals were in proximity.
Cherin Chapman and Tori Queen, environmental biology majors at Fort Lewis College, took these animal photos with trail cameras purchased by the Mountain Studies Institute. The cameras triggered when the animals were in proximity.
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