Conservation from the Skies: Are Drones the Future for Great Apes Conservation?

By Conor Gask, Associate Programme Officer, Great Apes Survival Partnership

Conor Gask
Aug 16, 2016 · 7 min read
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Tracking an Orangutan is a great challenge for scientists and rescue teams, often spending days in tough forest habitat (by Sumatran Orangutan Society)
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A drone locates an orangutan via aerial photography
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Dr Debbie Saunders, Australia National University, holding a robotic radio-tracking drone (Dr Debbie Saunders)
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Serge Wich taking a drone out for a test ride (Jeff Kerby)

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