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Scientists are trying to create facial recognition for lemurs

Collaring animals lets scientists identify members of the same species, but it can be challenging and disruptive to animals. Now, some scientists are trying to develop computer programs to recognize animal faces, just like we do naturally with other humans. A new program to do this in red-bellied lemurs was more than 90% accurate at picking the right lemur photo from a pair, reports BMC Zoology. Scientists hope creating this kind of technology will help conservation efforts, BBC News writes.

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