Photos: Predictive analytics save endangered zebras in Kenya

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Grevys zebra video

Grevys zebra video


The analysis revealed a major threat to the Grevy’s zebra was hunting for the zebra’s body fat to make traditional medicines. Providing access to modern medicines may reduce the local need for hunting. “You could never do that on a spreadsheet,” says Parker.

 

Conservation charity, Marwell Wildlife, is using IBM’s analytics software to identify patterns and analyse data about the Grevy’s Zebra in the far north of Kenya. Jenny Williams finds out how predictive analytics is helping the conservation effort.

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