UW robot cameras disguised as sea creatures

Spy turtle

Wildlife filmmaker John Downer has a new wildlife documentary series titled Dolphins: Spy in the Pod. The series not only promises never before filmed behavior, but also employs underwater robotic cameras disguised as sea creatures.

The robotic cameras are meant to trick the dolphins by hiding the cameras within. The underwater robot entourage includes dolphins, a sea turtle, nautilus, tuna, and ray. All camera lenses were hidden within the eyes.

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