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African Wildlife Photographed Up Close by Ingenious Remote-Controlled Vehicle

Over time, the photographer honed his technique, even taking award-winning night photography in Zambia.

Lion in Zambia at NightPhoto of African hyena at night by Will Burrard-LucasLions at Night in Liuwa Plain National ParkHyena in Zambia by Will Burrard-Lucas

His newest set of photographs follows the last big-tusk elephants on Earth, located in Kenya.

Photo of Elephants in Kenya by Will Burrard-LucasTsavo Elephants in Kenya

Ever-evolving, the newest BeetleCam model has come a long way from the original setup.

BeetleCam by Will Burrard-Lucas

BeetleCam in 2009

BeetleCam by Will Burrard-Lucas

BeetleCam today

Learn more about BeetleCam’s adventures over the last 10 years.

Will Burrard-Lucas: Website | Facebook | Instagram | YouTube

My Modern Met granted permission to feature photos by Will Burrard-Lucas.

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Jessica Stewart

Jessica Stewart is a Contributing Writer and Digital Media Specialist for My Modern Met, as well as a curator and art historian. She earned her MA in Renaissance Studies from University College London and now lives in Rome, Italy. She cultivated expertise in street art which led to the purchase of her photographic archive by the Treccani Italian Encyclopedia in 2014. When she’s not spending time with her three dogs, she also manages the studio of a successful street artist. In 2013, she authored the book 'Street Art Stories Roma' and most recently contributed to 'Crossroads: A Glimpse Into the Life of Alice Pasquini'. You can follow her adventures online at @romephotoblog.

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