Note: This text would have been used in a patent application, but the Patent and Trademark Office has let us down.  Lobbyists and Congress weakened patent protections with the America Invents Act, and patent trolls from big business simply litigate with individual inventors until they get what they want[1. Eden, Scott. “The Greatest American Invention”. Popular Mechanics, July/August 2016 p. 93-99]. At this writing, the PTO averages 16.1 months before it takes the first action on a patent application, and 25.7 months to process the average application. Over 500,000 patent applications are now awaiting examination[2. Patents Data at a Glance. USPTO.]. Priority Claims One. Method and apparatus for automatically identifying animal species from their vocalizations, comprising a portable device for recording and transmitting an…