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May 19, 2024
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An Aerial Assessment of Adelie Penguins

Flying robots are helping scientists track the population of Adelie Penguins. This past austral summer, researchers flew a small fleet of coordinated unmanned aerial vehicles, or “UAVs,” over Cape Crozier, one of the largest Adelie penguin colonies in the world, photographing it in greater detail than ever before.

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