In South Africa, drones used to battle rhino poaching

In hills where Zulu royalty once hunted wildlife, South African conservationists now scan live video from a thermal-imaging camera attached to a drone, looking for heat signatures of poachers stalking through the bush to kill rhinos.

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Last updated on 13 March 2016

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
South Africa
Region: 
Africa
Threats: 
Unsustainable hunting and trapping
Illegal trade
Species group: 
Terrestrial mammals