Thousands ‘Selfies’ of wild animals of the Serengeti: The project “Snapshot Serengeti” established 225 camera traps in the vast area of Savannah, to document the life of wild animals in a large database.
They have recorded over 322,000 pictures of animals in Tanzania in the famous National Park within three years, living in Savannah, focus reported. In this way, not only special types can be found, but capture the movements of the animals and their behavior. So the researchers for example in this way to determine easier, which animals where how much have multiplied in the Savannah.
You Can Help In Determining
When evaluating the huge amounts of data, the project on the use of volunteers is instructed. Already more than 28,000 volunteers took part to identify the animals in the pictures by snapshot Serengeti.
If you are interested, to contribute to the project, you can simply visit snapshot Serengeti’s website. Under the tab “Classify”, it calls the corresponding base. A tutorial explains you step by step how you can help in the classification. For this, you must you see images and click in a table, to which animal it could be your opinion.