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Animal populations counted using satellites for the first time

Thanks to satellite images with very high resolution, it is now possible to perform fairly accurate counts of animal populations. Researchers at the University of Twente demonstrated this in the open savannah of the Masai Mara national park in Kenya. The results of their research were published in the renowned PLoS ONE scientific journal.

Animal populations counted using satellites for the first time more