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Wild Thumper goes Wild hunting Lions in Africa!

I heard through the grapevine (amando96, Gareth) that a Wild Thumper Chassis was being used to photograph wild animals!


Will Burrard-Lucas (left) and Matt Burrard-Lucas (right) with two BeetleCams. Masai Mara, Kenya.


BeetleCams in the Masai Mara, Kenya.


BeetleCam Mark II, equipped with a Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III, 16-35mm f/2.8 lens, dual Speedlite flashes and a GoPro Hero.


BeetleCam Armoured Edition photographing a male lion with it's kill (a wildebeest). This photograph was taken by BeetleCam Mark II.

Check out this site!
http://www.burrard-lucas.com/beetlecam

The photography is fantastic!

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This looks really awesome, great work guys!

Wow! Great to see Wild Thumper used in such a great project. I hope this leads to more use of it for commerical, scientific, and creative purposes.

You should ask those guys if you can reference their project. What a great commerical for Wild Thumper!

I have sent them an email. I hope I can get some more footage of the MkII Beetle Bot.

Great to see them getting the lion cubs interested in robotics at a young age :P