Australian Geographic NEWS

Drone used to track wildlife a world first

Australian researchers have developed a drone that can radio-track wildlife, which will improve conservation efforts.

Researchers from the Australian National University (ANU) have teamed up with colleagues from the University of Sydney to develop a drone system for locating radio-tagged wildlife. The drone, believed to be a world-first tracker of this type, was successfully tested in the field by locating bettongs at Mulligan’s Flat, a woodland wildlife sanctuary in Canberra.

31 AUGUST 2015

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