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Drones Save 450 Baby Deer From Harvest in Switzerland #drone #droneday

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Here is awwwesome story out of Switzerland. Thermal imaging drones used to detect baby dear before farmers harvest. Via Dronelife:

The technology is now being used to save animals, too. In Graubünden in eastern Switzerland, drones with thermal imaging cameras were able to spot and rescue 450 newborn deer playing a high-stakes game of hide and seek in meadows and pastures due to be harvested.

Throughout the season across the area, around 1,100 missions saved 450 fawns during pre-harvest inspections using drones and thermal cameras. The fawns tend to lower themselves to the ground when a mower approaches, giving farmers little chance to spot them in time.

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