Hog hunter uses thermal imaging drone to locate feral pigs

Alison Paterson
May 19 2024 - 6:00pm
Bundaberg Feral Pest Control owner Darren Pratt with the thermal imaging drone which he said allowed him to quickly locate and dispatch feral pests including pigs, wild dogs and hares. Picture: Supplied
Bundaberg Feral Pest Control owner Darren Pratt with the thermal imaging drone which he said allowed him to quickly locate and dispatch feral pests including pigs, wild dogs and hares. Picture: Supplied

Using advanced live vision from a thermal imaging drone, a thermal scope on his rifle and a modified electric golf cart to track and winch away the carcasses, the feral pigs in Darren Pratt's sights haven't got a chance.

Alison Paterson

Alison Paterson

Journalist

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