‘… In March 2015 we deployed a number of camera traps in massifs in the Western Sahara with the aim of documenting the assemblage of carnivores present. The massifs are large, sand-blasted basalt domes that rise from the desert floor, often with polished dark surfaces and giant black boulders peppered around their base. They provide much needed shelter for many species and as a result offer a brilliant opportunity to find out what mammal species still occur in the region.
Fast-forward twelve-months and we returned to collect the cameras in and analyse the images. To our very pleasant surprise the pictures told an unfolding story of the lives of African Golden Wolves in the Sahara….’ (BiOME Ecology)