Lion ID


"Lion" A software to Identify Individual lion and Database Management

lion_idMonitoring of uniquely identified individuals is crucial for understanding their ecology and population estimation. Lion software is built for the identification of individual lions based on vibrissae patterns and other permanent body marks enabling the user to maintain a long-term database of individual lion sightings. The software archives photographs, geolocations and other attribute data as a database while enabling search and comparisons to match and identify individual lions. The database helps to understand specific fates of known individuals, generate encounter history for population estimation in mark-recapture framework. This software is particularly useful for managing large dataset collected in relatively large timespan.