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Drone Captures Incredible Footage of Dolphin Stampede

Smart PR move, drones.

Apparently, there is a positive aspect to drones (besides their ability to deliver useless things to lazy people.) The technology offers a surprisingly noninvasive way to capture footage of wildlife—such as this insane video of a DOLPHIN STAMPEDE. Watch to the end for bonus baby humpbacks.

Yup, that is 1,000 dolphins stampeding off California like a pack of wild stallions.

Horrifying aspect of drones aside, I have to agree with Captain Dave of Dolphin Safari,who launched a quadcopter drone in order to capture the aerial footage. Says the Cap’n,

I have not been this excited about a new technology since we built our underwater viewing pods on our whale watching boat. Drones are going to change how we view the animal world.


(via io9, image via Dolphin Safari)

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