Robotic Animals Catch Poachers

US Fish and Wildlife officials are now using robotic animals to catch poachers.

picture-23They have previously caught people shooting at turkeys from a car.  Shooting at animals from a car is a $500 fine in the US.

The robotic animals are molded fiberglass covered in real fur or animal skin from donations or illegal kills.  You can get anything from a turkey to a grizzly bear at a cost of $500 – $5,500.

Get your own robotic animal such as a turkey, dear, bear, raccoon or other animal at Custom Robotic Wildlife, , or check out the full National Geographic story here.

Check out some videos of the animals here.

Link via (National Geographic)

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