Reply to post: Re: Cane toads

Blunder down under: self-driving Aussie cars still being thwarted by kangaroos

Private Citizen.AU

Re: Cane toads

All we need! cane toads with fricken laser beams.

oh I see what you mean.

Roos are unique as they have a tendency to hit you side on rather than head on. Something about flying through the air at speed makes them feel invulnerable. 80kgs at 50kph does quiet some damage. An auto car driving at speed into a mob of roos in full flight is a scary thought indeed.

I would think that emus would cause hassles as well - the only remedy I have ever found is a meat pie lobbed in the opposite direction of where you want to travel. Can an auto driven car safely launch fresh baked decoys?

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