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Some new from Kuzikus Rhino Wildlife Reserve

An AI-Enabled Drone Could Soon Become Every Rhino Poacher’s… Horn Enemy

Want inspiration? Try being charged by a two-ton African black rhino.

Early in her career, wildlife biologist Zoe Jewell and her team came across a mother rhino and her calf and carefully moved closer to get a better look.

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It´s a girl ... and she needs a name

Black rhinos are very secretive during the day, especially when they have a baby. After a number of attempts, to the delight of the guests accompanying us, we managed to follow the new black rhino calf and its mother on the trail and get it right in front of the lens....

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Quantum leap in research

Eight years ago, Fritz and Berend set out to make Kuzikus the best-documented wildlife reserve in Africa. The entire reserve was to be digitally quantified in high resolution using drones. At that time, the drones flew for barely half an hour and the performance of the computers left a lot to be desired.

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African Wild Cat on Kuzikus

Predominantly nocturnal, the African Wild Cat is very territorial. Over the past year we have been able to find out where their territories are on Kuzikus. Therefore we are getting great opportunities to observe them. Their largest recorded prey items include hares, springhares, and birds (up to the size of a guinea...

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Rhino Dehorning

Man and Nature

Processing and pondering about yesterday’s eventful effort, I can’t help the thought that dehorning somehow seemed to show me what my and my kids relationship with Nature might boil down to in the future.

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Giraffe naming

All 41 Giraffes of Kuzikus are now named 🙂 Everybody knows that photoidentification of individual giraffes living in the wild is possible by using characteristic coat or skin patterns. Computer vision techniques are often mentioned to be an appealing and unavoidable help to tackle this apparently simple task in the big-data era.

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