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Meet “Chirocopter”: A drone that flies within swarms of bats

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The machine is outfitted with equipment that can track bat movements and record their chirps

Learn more: http://www.sciencemag.org/news/2018/03/meet-chirocopter-drone-flies-within-swarms-bats

Read the research: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/2041-210X.12992/full

CREDITS

producer
Sarah Crespi

story by
Katie Langin

citation
Y. Fu et al.
Methods in Ecology and Evolution 2018
DOI: 10.1111/2041-210X.12992

drone photos
Yanqing Fu

thermal footage drone POV
Yanqing Fu

thermal footage ground POV
Laura Kloepper

bats at sunset footage
Pond 5

Mexican free-tail bat photos
USFWS/Ann Foreschauer

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"Is that you or are you you?"
by Chris Zabriskie

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