Spotted somewhere halfway between our two test gateways in the of . Wish I could put a GPS tracker on it, but I'm too humble to apply for the Darwin Award..

@szescstopni LOL, years ago, research was being done on moose in Ontario. They put collars on them to monitor them. The writeup talking about the research had me in stitches. So...moose kind of sleep for short bits. They would use the opportunity to put the collars on the cows and calves, but it was the graduate students who had to do that part. Maybe because they were younger and faster. On occasion, a moose would snap out of its nap and...grad students would run behind nearest tree. :)

@szescstopni have you set up a mesh of moose reporting LoRa nodes yet? Last month I attended a seminar in a neighboring area where they have setup traps to catch wild boar and have #LoRaWAN sensors attached to report when the traps are closed.

@RoboticistDuck Nice :) Moose reporting would require camera traps, so if we did manage to run an AI on a solar powered device it could send ID reports by LoRa. Of course someone would then have to come and collect the recordings and check them, but I'm pretty sure it could be done. Any other recognized species could be reported too.

@szescstopni I am interested in something similar in my area to capture photos of wildlife with trail cams and then to have LoRaWAN nodes inform me when I need to go read the SSD or replace batteries on a cam.

@RoboticistDuck Supplying power is the main problem. And if you have enough power you can use GSM to send images and not have to rely on an AI in a raspberry pi or something similar and do it all on the receiving side. Tough choices.

@szescstopni given the experiences of others I have followed, cam locations should be changed and adjusted periodically anyways, so it’s no hassle to swap SSD and batteries.

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