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SAN ANTONIO — Drones are growing in popularity. While many use these unmanned aerial vehicles for recreation, the growth is really in commercial applications.
SAN ANTONIO — The first phase of a 10-year study investigating the impact of white-tailed deer densities and supplemental feed has yielded results which were presented at the recent Deer Associates meeting here. The study was conducted by a team of researchers at the Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute. It addresses the impact of supplemental feed on vegetation health, the nutritional health of the deer, and population dynamics such as impacts on antler size, growth rate and adult and fawn survival.
SAN ANTONIO — Some Southern engineering was used to conduct what is being described as remarkable behavioral research with deer. Specifically, the study addressed whether or not female deer play a role in choosing their mates.
Wildlife researchers, like those at the Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute (CKWRI) at Texas A&M University-Kingsville, spend countless hours in the field tracking and observing the subjects of their research. That research has taken a giant step into the future with the development of drone usage. An unmanned aircraft system (UAS), or drone, can bring the researcher closer to the subject than ever before. Click here to view the full article.