Camera Trap Images from National Park in Tanzania

Scientists collected more than 3 million images from the Serengeti National park.

Scientists from the University of Minnesota published the results of a photo monitoring project that was part of research in African savannas. The research team installed 225 cameras in the territory in the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania. For three years the cameras monitored animals. They collected more than 3 million photos.


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The scientists developed an algorithm about how people from all over the world can participate in the project. The website of the project provides features for participants to find a photo, identify the species, indicate number of the animals, and describe the animal’s behavior.

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