Snapshot Safari: A large-scale collaborative to monitor Africa’s remarkable biodiversity

Authors

  • Lain E. Pardo 1.School of Natural Resource Management, Nelson Mandela University, George, South Africa; 2.REHABS, International Research Laboratory, French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) / University of Lyon 1 / Nelson Mandela University, George, South Africa https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2533-6577
  • Sara P. Bombaci Department of Fish, Wildlife, and Conservation Biology, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7734-2381
  • Sarah Huebner College of Biological Sciences, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA https://orcid.org/0000-0001-5682-6467
  • Michael J. Somers 1.Eugène Marais Chair of Wildlife Management, Mammal Research Institute, Department of Zoology and Entomology, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa; 2.Centre for Invasion Biology, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5836-8823
  • Herve Fritz 1.School of Natural Resource Management, Nelson Mandela University, George, South Africa; 2.REHABS, International Research Laboratory, French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) / University of Lyon 1 / Nelson Mandela University, George, South Africa
  • Colleen Downs School of Life Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa https://orcid.org/0000-0001-8334-1510
  • Abby Guthmann College of Biological Sciences, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA
  • Robyn S. Hetem School of Animal, Plant and Environmental Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1953-3520
  • Mark Keith Eugène Marais Chair of Wildlife Management, Mammal Research Institute, Department of Zoology and Entomology, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa http://orcid.org/0000-0001-7179-9989
  • Aliza le Roux 1.Department of Zoology and Entomology, University of the Free State, Phuthaditjhaba, South Africa; 2.Afromontane Research Unit, University of the Free State, Phuthaditjhaba, South Africa https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9869-2580
  • Nokubonga Mgqatsa Wildlife and Reserve Management Research Group, Department of Zoology and Entomology, Rhodes University, Makhanda, South Africa https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4636-5262
  • Craig Packer College of Biological Sciences, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3939-8162
  • Meredith S. Palmer Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, USA https://orcid.org/0000-0002-1416-1732
  • Daniel M. Parker 1.Department of Zoology and Entomology, University of the Free State, Phuthaditjhaba, South Africa; 2.School of Biology and Environmental Sciences, University of Mpumalanga, Mbombela, South Africa https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7555-5674
  • Mike Peel 1.School of Life Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa; 2.Agricultural Research Council, Animal Production Institute, Rangeland Ecology, Pretoria, South Africa; 3.Applied Behavioural Ecology and Ecosystems Research Unit, University of South Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1284-3665
  • Rob Slotow School of Life Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa
  • W. Maartin Strauss Department of Environmental Sciences, University of South Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3087-1937
  • Lourens Swanepoel 1.Department of Zoology, University of Venda, Thohoyandou, South Africa; 2.African Institute for Conservation Ecology, Makhado, South Africa https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9955-8076
  • Craig Tambling Department of Zoology and Entomology, University of Fort Hare, Alice, South Africa https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9830-5985
  • Nairobi Tsie Eugène Marais Chair of Wildlife Management, Mammal Research Institute, Department of Zoology and Entomology, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1560-5064
  • Mika Vermeulen 1.School of Natural Resource Management, Nelson Mandela University, George, South Africa; 2.REHABS, International Research Laboratory, French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) / University of Lyon 1 / Nelson Mandela University, George, South Africa https://orcid.org/0000-0001-6227-753X
  • Marco Willi School of Physics and Astronomy, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA https://orcid.org/0000-0002-0041-396X
  • David S. Jachowski 1.School of Life Sciences, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa; 2.Department of Forestry and Environmental Conservation, Clemson University, Clemson, South Carolina, USA https://orcid.org/0000-0003-4598-8334
  • Jan A. Venter 1.School of Natural Resource Management, Nelson Mandela University, George, South Africa; 2.REHABS, International Research Laboratory, French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) / University of Lyon 1 / Nelson Mandela University, George, South Africa http://orcid.org/0000-0002-4548-2571

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.17159/sajs.2021/8134

Keywords:

citizen science, camera trap, conservation, machine learning, mammals

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2021-01-29

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Pardo LE, Bombaci SP, Huebner S, Somers MJ, Fritz H, Downs C, Guthmann A, Hetem RS, Keith M, le Roux A, Mgqatsa N, Packer C, Palmer MS, Parker DM, Peel M, Slotow R, Strauss WM, Swanepoel L, Tambling C, Tsie N, Vermeulen M, Willi M, Jachowski DS, Venter JA. Snapshot Safari: A large-scale collaborative to monitor Africa’s remarkable biodiversity . S. Afr. J. Sci. [Internet]. 2021 Jan. 29 [cited 2021 Oct. 28];117(1/2). Available from: https://sajs.co.za/article/view/8134

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