Bernadette Jung
German Aerospace Center (DLR)

Communications Oberpaffenhofen

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"Wildlife Finder": The goal is to rescue fawns during the mowing of agricultural land

The goal is to develop a system for rescuing fawns during the mowing of agricultural land. Under the leadership of ISA Industrieelektronik GmbH, the German Aerospace Center DLR is working with its project partners, the agricultural technology company CLAAS and Munich Technical University (TUM). This joint project is supported by the Landesjagdverband Bayern, with the project administration being handled by ZENTEC GmbH.

Found! Thanks to High-Tech the fawn can be rescued

The use of technical sensors to detect wildlife already been thoroughly investigated and tested in the previous years. The "Wildlife Finder" team is now ready to apply the insights gained along with new technologies to implement specific solutions. The focus of the new project is on establishing a wildlife finder system which follows the basic principle: "Find – Mark – Find again – Rescue – Safeguard.

Financing granted: Representatives of the project partners together with Ilse Aigner, Federal Minister for Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection

In the picture (from left to right): Prof. Dr-Ing. Erwin Biebl (Munich Technical University, Very High Frequency Technology), Maik Hunke (CLAAS, Product Manager), Markus Walberer (isa industrieelektronik GmbH, Managing Partner), Federal Minister for Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection Ilse Aigner, Prof. Dr. Stefan Dech (DLR's German Remote Sensing Data Center, Director), Dr.-Ing. Peter Haschberger (DLR Remote Sensing Technology Institute, Head of Department), Prof. Dr. Jürgen Vocke (Bayerischer Jagdverband e.V., chairman).


  • DLR Remote Sensing Technology Institute (IMF)