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B5 Eland Ranger by CrazyAsian1
B5 Eland Ranger
In the world of Big Five drones are not used exclusively for anti-poaching. While protecting the animals is top priority, monitoring them and their whereabouts is equally important, if not more so. In fact there are more drones employed in observational roles than anti-poaching.  Such drones typically take on the appearance of non-threatening animals such as birds, small mammals, and the numerous species of Antelopes known to inhabit the various regions of Africa. 

One such drone type is the Eland variant. Large, imposing, and graceful, Elands are used for overt observation/patrolling operations. Not suited for combat they merely observe and gather data on the animals they are tasked with watching. Typically an Eland unit with come with a suite of Oxpecker observation drones to enhance its capabilities. These extra sets of eyes boost it's effectiveness in field. The horns are there for show, but if a situation arises demanding an Eland to engage in combat they can be used effectively.  

Elands and other non-combatant drones are usually employed by conservation groups, wildlife research organizations, and NGO's. Though still expensive to purchase and maintain they are cheaper than a typical anti-poaching drone such as a Lion, Leopard, or a Buffalo. Some would argue that anti-poaching operations would not be needed if the animals were watched at all times by a fleet of observational drones. The debate is on going.
B5 Ranger by CrazyAsian1
B5 Ranger
Hey guys! Hope you've all been well. B5 is still going strong and theres a lot of new work that I can't share with you guys right now. I can share this though!

Stay tuned for more work. B5 is getting an alternative makeover, but don't confuse it as discarding the old realistic gritty look. Just adding some diversity to the project :)

More to come.



Robert Chew
Artist | Professional | Digital Art
United States
Hey everyone! My name is Robert Chew and i am a digital artist with emphasis on concept development and design. I currently live in Santa Monica, California.

I am available for freelance opportunities and commissions. If you are interested you can contact me either though private message or my email@:

Thanks for dropping by!
Hey everyone.

Just wanted to tell you that I have T-shirts and prints for sale on Society6 of Big Five stuff and this is the last day for the $5 off/free shipping promotion.

Like everything else the profits will be donated to the IAPF to help them in their anti-poaching mission in Africa.

If you're interested go here:…
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Hellsmechanic Featured By Owner Mar 1, 2015  Student Traditional Artist
So basically you make mechanized versions of animals.

That's so COOL!! :)
PO6EDEV Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2015  New member
Your artwork is wonderful. A small group of people I'm involved with are creating a project based on the same likeness as your art. In fact, it's uncanny. I'm interested to see if you do conceptual art for future generational games. If you are interested, please contact me.
andonhh Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2015  Student Digital Artist
brutal ART +ed
CIEI3 Featured By Owner Dec 30, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Oh god , your art is awesome! :3
christian64124 Featured By Owner Dec 23, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
You're work is awesome :D (Big Grin) ! Just had a thought for your robo-animals to go with all the B5. My personal fave of the B5 is the elephants (I really like elephants :happybounce: ). I was thinking, maybe for India and Russia, Tiger forms modeled after the Bengal and Siberian/Amur subspecies La la la la  :happybounce: (I also really like Tigers :happybounce: ).
VoughtVindicator Featured By Owner Nov 20, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Your entire artwork is so amazing, it's environmentally-aware storytelling done right
CaveMaster1777 Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2014
What gave you the inspiration for the military grade armor and mechs?
3ihard Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2014   Digital Artist
Damn nice nice!! Really like your birds!
schinees Featured By Owner Oct 10, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
so lucky of me to stumble across your artworks here, they are so amazing! thank you for sharing!
nikolai60 Featured By Owner Aug 27, 2014  Hobbyist Writer
Happy Birthday!
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