Drones Help Scientists Spot Australia's Endangered Koalas

March 17, 2015 11:21 AM
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Small endangered animals are often hard to find in their natural habitats, making it difficult for scientists to monitor them and develop conservation plans. But new technologies can help. As George Putic reports, Australian researchers have equipped flying drones with infrared cameras so they can spot koalas hiding high in trees.