WWF Combats Poaching With Drones

Africa Welcomes Anti-Poaching Drones In Google And The WWF Initiative



” Zimbabwe and Malawi are allowing flights by anti-poaching drones as part of an initiative supported by Google and the WWF conservation group.”






” The drones, which resemble large model aeroplanes, have flown in South African wildlife areas and are part of the Air Shepherd program of the US-based Lindbergh Foundation.”






” They can act as a highly visible deterrent to poachers fearing capture, though vast and rugged terrain as well as legal and bureaucratic obstacles have hampered some anti-poaching drone projects in Africa.”



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