A lot of people heard about Cecil the Lion’s unfortunate fate, as the beloved lion was recently killed by an American hunter. This sad story has been all over the international media and has sparked universal outrage.
Since the problem the endangered species has became more and more serious over the years and many rare animals find themselves in extreme peril nowadays, a team of researchers have developed an app that might help counteract this issue.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service developed an app aimed to provide protection for the endangered species. For it to be more successful and effective, the wildlife officials decided to seek the help of FishBrain, a highly respected fishing company from Sweden.
The app will be extremely useful because people will be able to report any sign of danger that the aquatic animals might be in as soon as they witness it.
However, the newly lunched app is addressed particularly to anglers, as they are the ones who wander in nature and aquatic areas. This is why they are more likely to meet and detect endangered species and the troubles they might find themselves in. Nonetheless, everyone is welcome to take part in this attempt to find better ways to keep these animals safe.
The FishBrain app was already designed to keep track of weather conditions relevant to fishing, but it now includes a feature meant to detect endangered species.
The app is available on Android and iOS-powered devices and it enables users to track down and report the location of about 50 endangered species. By reporting their location, the authorities will also have access to more information regarding the movement patterns and the habitat conditions of these endangered animals, which they might be able to use in various conservation programs.
The app is able to identify a wide variety of aquatic endangered species, but also various birds and reptiles that the fishermen might encounter. Therefore, it will prove to be extremely useful to fishermen and every nature enthusiast out there.
The app is completely free, so it should definitely be every nature explorer’s guide into the immensely interesting world of endangered species.
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