How the ‘SnotBot’ and 2 other drones are helping us save endangered species

SnotBot uses drone technology to collect biological samples from whales and dolphins to monitor their health and wellbeing. Image: SnotBot/Christian Miller

Charlotte Edmond
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The SnotBot drone
Whales and dolphins face increasing threats - the SnotBot drone is helping us better understand them. Image: SnotBot/christian miller

SnotBot has been collecting data on blue whales for the last 5 years
SnotBot has been collecting data on blue whales for the last 5 years Image: Instagram/SnotBot

Thermal fingerprints
Two spider monkeys are spotted via their thermal fingerprint. Image: Liverpool John Moores University

Radio-tagged kakapos
Radio-tagged kakapos can be easily monitored with drones. Image: WIldlife Drones
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