Technology has come to the rescue Japanese farmers. thousands years they have tried to keep animals away their farms. However, engineers have invented the "Super Monster Wolf" to finally scare wild animals that want to eat crops of rice, pumpkin or sweet potato. Super Monster Wolf is a solar-powered scarecrow robot that looks like a real wolf. It has lookalike wolf hair, big scary teeth and red LED eyes infrared sensors. It also has 48 different wolf howls and other noises so animals never get used to it. Super Monster Wolf will be used to keep animals like wild boar and deer of rice paddies, farms and fruit orchards. Farmers lose millions dollars crops every year to hungry animals.
Members Japan's agricultural association (JA) took part trials of the Super Monster Wolf in nine locations Japan. JA spokesman Chikao Umezawa reported that robot wolf significantly reduced crop losses. He said it was more effective than electric fence keeping animals . The robot can sense movement to one kilometre away and immediately make its scary sounds. The robot will start being mass produced next month. It will be 65cm long and 50cm high. The price is $4,800 but farmers will have the option renting the wolf the month. Japan's farmers are hoping that this new electronic aid will finally stop wild animals eating their crops.