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How to use the tool

Updated on September 19, 2017

Welcome to the SANBI Species Identification Tool App. The purpose of this App is to assist you in the quick identification of different South African TOPS and CITES-listed species including their look-alike species. Please follow the instructions below in order to use the App easily and efficiently. SOME USEFUL TIPS BEFORE YOU BEGIN The "Restart"  … Read more

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Species ID Tool

Updated on September 18, 2017

SANBI has released an easy to use identification guide to Southern African threatened, protected and CITES-listed species. The guide works as an interactive key, which is downloadable as an app from the Google Play Store and the Apple app store. It is also available online – View the SANBI IDentifyIt – Species Fact Sheets.

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Additional information / FAQs

Updated on August 21, 2017

Frequently asked questions (FAQs)   How were countries pre-selected for invitations to participate? Every African country was eligible to be long-listed for invitation to the project. To generate the long-list, an index was developed to measure the suitability of each country to meet the project objectives using information on the biodiversity informatics experience, institutional capacity,  … Read more

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