Hey all you programmers and drone folks. I’ll bet in a short time a small group of computer folks could write a program that would recognize pythons in their environment, drone builders could equip a small drone with this software and a camera and, for safety, a herpetologist could positively ID the python in real time.
A half-dozen or more of the drones could cruise the ’Glades area on hunt-and-destroy missions and at least keep the snake population from increasing even more.
It would create jobs for several people, be a great way to test drones, and maybe there would be some small royalties or stocks for me!
Walter Roberts, Gainesville