Hunting pythons

 

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

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