Drones target wildlife poachers as hi-tech battle rages

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Poachers backed by international crime syndicates are slaughtering elephants and rhinos just for their highly valuable tusks and horns.

As GPS-tagged armed rangers and sniffer dogs patrol game reserves across Africa, unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, could provide them with a powerful tool battle to preserve continent’ endangered species.


Ol Pejeta Conservancy Kenya has been experimenting with technology. Its commercial , Robert Breare, discusses pros and cons this “eye the sky”. (BBC)