Using high-tech drones to protect wildlife from poaching is gaining popularity -- and may provide the solution to some of conservation's biggest problems. Just this week, Kenya announced that it would deploy drones to monitor its 52 national parks and reserves, after an outstanding pilot program that reduced poaching by 96 percent in a park.
There are tons of incredible photographs and footage of wildlife taken from the air -- here are the best ones:
1. The ShadowView Foundation, which provides drones for environmental, conservation and humanitarian relief operations, shoots some stunning footage of elephants in Kruger National Park in South Africa.