Drones could solve Australia’s problem with Yellow Crazy Ants

6986428-3x2-700x467Yes, Yellow Crazy Ants is what they’re called.

A collective of Cairns friends with a mutual love of drones has created the world’s first unmanned aerial ant baiting system in the hope of eradicating yellow crazy ants.  In the Northern Territory, yellow crazy ants occupy more than 2,500 square kilometres and are considered a serious threat to invertebrate fauna. On Christmas Island, they are thought to be responsible for the death of up to 20 million of the island’s native red land crabs.

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