Police to use eagles in combating illegal drones

This follows the abuse of drone use by criminally minded individuals within the British nation with reports of some some drug dealers already using drones to pedal their goods.

An eagle tackling a drone

According to media reports, the United Kingdom's Metropolitan Police is planning to use Eagles to take down  and combat illegally operated drones in England.

This follows the abuse of drone use by criminally minded individuals within the British nation. According to Innovation Village, some drug dealers are already using drones to pedal their goods.

Well, I guess drones are useful like that and it really is that serious.

The online publication further reports that Scotland Yard seems to be borrowing a leaf from Holland where the security officers are already training and utilizing birds to not only identify, but also take out drones. (See video above).

The police in Tokyo are reportedly also testing their own drone-killing drone - a drone set to take down another drone, as well.

Watch the Tokyo Police's 'drone-killer' drone below:

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