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African lion counts miss the mark, but new method shows promise

Source: uq.edu.au

The current technique used for counting lion populations for research and conservation efforts doesn’t add up, according to a University of Queensland researcher.

But UQ PhD candidate Mr Alexander Braczkowski has been investigating new methods of photographing and data analytics to count lions that could be more widely used.

“African lions receive immense publicity and conservation attention,” Mr Braczkowski said. MORE