May #SuperSnap

The May #SuperSnap goes to this action shot of a gray squirrel from Dane County! Squirrels make up 9% of the animal photos captured by Snapshot Wisconsin trail cameras, putting them just behind deer as the second largest collection of animal photos in our database. These squirrel detections can be viewed in combination with our chipmunk observations on the Snapshot Wisconsin Data Dashboard. This online tool visualizes the trail camera data collected by Snapshot volunteers found all around the state. 

A huge thanks to Zooniverse participant @charleysangel for this #SuperSnap nomination

Continue classifying photos on Zooniverse and sharing your favorites with #SuperSnap – your submission might just be next month’s featured photo! Check out all of the nominations by searching “#SuperSnap” on the Snapshot Wisconsin Talk boards.

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About jessicaknackert

Jessica Knackert is a natural resources educator and research technician for Snapshot Wisconsin. She received her bachelor’s degree in Life Sciences Communication and Zoology with a minor in Environmental Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Jessica has a background in carnivore ecology research in both Madison, Wisconsin and Akagera National Park, Rwanda. She also has experience in science journalism and outreach. In her free time, Jessica enjoys biking, kayaking/paddle boarding, and reading.

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