Smithsonian Wild

This golden snub-nosed monkey (Rhinopithecus roxellana) has been caught in a motion-activated camera trap.Such ambushes help scientists learn about elusive creatures in the wild. Now the Smithsonian Institution in Washington DC has launched an extensive photo database of these candid snaps.The collection includes more than 200 different kinds of mammals and birds from around the world. With 202,000 plus shots, the database offers a diverse look into the wild and provides valuable insights into animal behaviour away from human eyes.