Assessment of Photo Trapping Activity of Large Mammals in Termessos National Park, Turkey
The Termessos NP and its surrounding protected areas considered one of the most important faunal areas in
Turkey especially for larger mammals. The present photo trapping study were surveyed in the region. Thirteen stations were
located in Red Pine forest, ten were located in maquis and the other 5 were located in mixed, maquis and Red Pine forest.
The wild animals that were captured. Due to the use of baits and the type of camera triggering the analysis was considered
only for carnivores and wild boars. Most of the photo trapping activity was recorded between 21:00 and 03:00 and no
wildlife species was captured after the 28th day.
Key words- Carnivores, survey, photo trapping, Termessos N.P.