Thermal drones locating elusive northern NSW koalas in area scorched by bushfires

Thermal drones are being hailed as “game changers” by ecologists searching for koala populations after a surprise discovery in north-east New South Wales. Key points: Researchers say up to three quarters of koalas are missed in land-based surveys Thermal drones pick up the heat emitted by koalas in eucalypt trees A population of 32 koalas …

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