We love seeing how researchers are using drones to study wildlife! In this case, researchers from the Harry Butler Institute of Murdoch University are using drones for dugong sitings! From Murdoch University:
“Instead of using a horizontal flight path consisting of long parallel lines up and down the entire survey area, we tested a grid-based system where you could survey one or more grid cells at a time using smaller drones.
And bonus – what’s the difference between a dugong and a manatee? Learn more from Oceana on YouTube:
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