Corbett National Park deploys #drones for monitoring #tourists - #BigBrother #Technoskeptic



Don’t we all think a few tourists eaten now and then would be better than setting drones loose in any national park? Actually, that is a tough question with no easy answer - except to let a few “encroaching” tourists be eaten by nasty tigers. What about those dangerous needles on Joshua trees in Joshua Tree National Park USA? Perhaps a drone stationed over ever tree to keep the tourists from painful finger pricks.

“The Dhikala zone of the Corbett National Park was thrown open for the tourists on Wednesday. The Dhikala zone remains in popular demand as the tourists get the chance to spend night in forest guest houses. Many reports about the tourists creating nuisance in jungle have come to light recently. Creating noise and irresponsible behaviour against animals are some of the common complains about tourists made by wildlife lovers. But among all the selfie obsessed tourists have created the biggest trouble. The lure to click a close photograph, the tourists go close to disturb the animals in their natural habitat. Last year it was reported that a tourist vehicle blocked the way of a herd of elephant. In a move to attract birds one tourist played call of birds from an electronic device. Some tourists disturbed a tiger in the process of killing its prey.”

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