Giant male panda Xiao Liwu eats some bamboo in April before being repatriated to China with his mother Bai Yun, bringing an end to a 23-year-long panda research programme in San Diego. Photo: Reuters

China creates facial recognition app – for pandas

  • Researchers build database of 120,000 images and 10,000 video clips to help them correctly identify individual animals
  • Software will help scientists gather data on wild pandas, who live deep in the mountains and are hard to track
Topic |   Pandas

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Giant male panda Xiao Liwu eats some bamboo in April before being repatriated to China with his mother Bai Yun, bringing an end to a 23-year-long panda research programme in San Diego. Photo: Reuters
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