A series of motion-triggered cameras in Brooklyn and Long Island brings ecologists closer to understanding the evolution of wildlife distribution across urban landscapes
September 1, 2022
New York City has animals hidden, and ecologist Miles Davis plans to find them.
America’s largest city appears to be the last place to look for wildlife, except for rats and Pigeon. But ask Davis about the area’s biodiversity, and he’s eager to tell you that the city is full of fascinating creatures.
“New Yorkers — we just don’t know what’s in the city,” said Davis, who grew up in Brooklyn. …