Sunday, 14 January 2018

Using footprints to identify and monitor giant pandas in the wild

Software pinpoints identity and sex with 90 percent accuracy

Date:  December 21, 2017
Source:  Duke University

Footprints left by giant pandas in the wild can be used to identify the individual panda that made them and determine its sex, scientists show. The new identification technique uses an interactive software tool called FIT.

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