Thursday, 29 May 2014

Autonomous airboats monitor hippo dung in Kenya's Mara River basin

Date:
May 27, 2014

Source:
Carnegie Mellon

Summary:
Small, autonomous airboats, disguised to look like crocodiles, helped scientists measure water quality this spring in Kenya's Mara River. An estimated 4,000 hippos use the river as a toilet with potentially deadly effects for fish living downriver.


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