People flying drones where they don’t belong are wreaking havoc with public safety. In the United States the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has started a registry of all drone pilots to promote accountability. And the government has banned drones from a number of public places, such as the stadiums used for major sporting events, including the Super Bowl.

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It’s not immediately clear what method the FBI or other government agency would use to bring down any drones flying over Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara. (Military fighter jets will reportedly be on standby, though we assume they’re meant for larger intruders.) Net guns were apparently at the ready at least year’s Boston Marathon, and drones that shoot nets at other drones are being used in Japan.

But one government is testing a more unusual way to ground errant unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), also known as an unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV): Training eagles to pluck them of the sky.

"It's a low-tech solution to a high-tech problem," spokesman Dennis Janus of the country's national police said according to Reuters. This video was released by Dutch police.

Carrier pigeons and drug-sniffing dogs exist, so why not drone-capturing eagles?

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According to Wired magazine, other options for bringing down drones include, or may soon include, using jamming technology to block signals sent from the drone operator to the machine and shooting a precision laser that burns a hole in the drone.

If you don’t want your drone plucked, burned or shot out of the sky but you’re not sure where you are and aren’t allowed to fly it, the FAA recently released a new smartphone app, called B4UFLY, that can help you figure it out.

And in case you were wondering, no, it’s generally not okay to shoot down a drone that flies over your property, as some people are apparently tempted to do.

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Marianne has been producing content that informs and inspires for more than 20 years, with a deep focus on bringing readers accurate, actionable advice and helping them live healthier, safer lives. Before launching SafeBee, she was executive editor of Sharecare, the health website and social network. Previously, she developed more than two dozen illustrated consumer health books for Reader’s Digest. Her writing has appeared in numerous outlets including Arthritis Today and WebMD. Her favorite safety tip: Know the purpose of every medication you take and under what circumstances you can stop taking it.