Looking back–favorite camera trap photos.

A young male leopard (Panthera pardus) in China's Shuishui River Reserve is this year's contest winner. (Photo: Zhou Zhefeng/BBC Wildlife Magazine)

A young male leopard (Panthera pardus) in China’s Shuishui River Reserve. (Photo: Zhou Zhefeng/BBC Wildlife Magazine)

Asiatic Cheetahs in Iran (Photo: Iranian Cheetah Society)

Asiatic Cheetahs in Iran (Photo: Iranian Cheetah Society)

First camera trap photo of an Amur leopard in China. (Photo: WWF-China and the Jilin Forestry Department)

First camera trap photo of an Amur leopard in China. (Photo: WWF-China and the Jilin Forestry Department)

Biologists have discovered a surprisingly healthy population of rare snow leopards living in the mountainous reaches of northeastern Afghanistan’s Wakhan Corridor. (Photo: Wildlife Conservation Society)

Biologists have discovered a surprisingly healthy population of rare snow leopards living in the mountainous reaches of northeastern Afghanistan’s Wakhan Corridor. (Photo: Wildlife Conservation Society)

Bolivian oncilla

Bolivian cat species called an oncilla (Leopardus tigrinus). (Photo: Guido Ayala, Maria Viscarra, and Robert Wallace/ Wildlife Conservation Society)

Jaguar in Sonora State in Mexico. (Photo: Earth Island Institute)

Jaguar in Sonora State in Mexico. (Photo: Earth Island Institute)

Photo: Wildlife Conservation Society Bolivia Program

During a recent camera trap survey in Bolivia, researchers from the Wildlife Conservation Society identified 19 individual jaguars, more than any previous camera trap survey in that country. (Photo: Wildlife Conservation Society Bolivia Program)

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