Sorry for the lack of recent posts, I just got back from vacation.
Animal Planet has a great article about special cameras that can be used remotely to take pictures of wildlife. The Beetlecam is a remote controlled buggy that has a DSLR camera attached to it created by two brothers, Will and Matt.
Here are two of the cameras:
The creators of the camera wanted to take amazing pictures of African wildlife, specifically lions. Here are some of the pictures that they were able to capture with their modified cameras:
Up close and personal:
Lion chewing on the reinforced BeetleCam
You can read the full article from Animal Planet here, and can see the full galleries of pictures from the BeetleCam Project here.