Who Needs Drones When You Have a Pigeon?

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Drones and quad copters are all the rage now. But before all this technology came about, there was really no simple and cheap way to take aerial photographs.
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Enter Dr. Julius Neubronner, who came up with a novel use of the common pigeon to take really good aerial photographs. He devised a harness to hold a camera to the underbelly of a pigeon.

US patent

US patent


Although he patented the idea and set up a small aerial photography business, he never really made much money. image

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