I confused the iNaturalist identification AI with some random snapshots from a trip up into the mountains a few years back.

Normally it’s pretty good at narrowing things down to a family or genus. In this case, I was aiming for scenery and family snapshots at the time, so they weren’t exactly ideal for plant IDs even cropped. Still…

Thumbnail of a pine tree in snow, with a dropdown menu for species name: "We're not confident enough to make a recommendation, but here are our top suggestions: American Black Bear, Mountain Chickadee, Lodgepole Pine, Bobcat, Mule Deer, Wild Turkey, Coyote, Mountain Lion"

This is on the level of “A flock of sheep on a hill” for an empty landscape. I wanted to ask it how many giraffes were in the picture!

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