Albatross and drone

30 Animals That Made Us Smarter

By BBC World Service

Albatross and drone

Imagine a drone that can fly like the Wandering Albatross. The huge bird harnesses power from the wind and sun and glides over the sea. It is extraordinary. And an engineer has designed a robotic glider that can also ride the wind, while surfing the waves like a sailboat. With Patrick Aryee. See all our animations so far: www.bbcworldservice.com/30animals #30animals
Albatross and drone
Albatross and drone
30 Animals That Made Us Smarter