A Camera Filmed a Tree for a Year—Here's What It Saw
A curious bear cub rushes back towards its mother. Deer follow one another through the snow. An Italian wolf takes a moment to relieve itself next to a bush. These animals—and their intimate moments in the wild—were all captured in new footage shot over the span of 365 consecutive days.
Photographers Bruno D'Amicis and Umberto Esposito pointed their camera at a single beech tree in Italy's National Park of Abruzzo, Lazio and Molise and recorded at the location from June 2016 to May 2017.
In the four seasons chronicled on the camera, an assortment of bears, wolves, badgers, deer, and wild boars can be seen as they pass by the tree. Some walk by, while others pause to take a sniff