On the trail of wolves
BBC Wildlife|May 2021
Much of the Italian landscape has long been bereft of wolves. Now, a burgeoning population is reclaiming old haunts.
LORENZO SHOUBRIDGE

Who’s afraid of the big, bad wolf? Well, not Lorenzo Shoubridge, who actively sought out the canids while working on a photographic project in the Apuan Alps in northern Tuscany, Italy. “I found obvious traces of the passage of wolves on this path – of their predation and territorial marks,” he says. “So, I started to observe – first using small infrared camera-traps and then I installed a special camera-trap with a trigger sensor, to get the final shot.”

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