Briefly: Colorado River drought prompts water air-drops for wildlife

Vox reports that the ongoing drought in the West is forcing state agencies to invest in resources that will help keep plants and animals alive. Some are going as far as flying water via helicopter to remote, artificial watering holes where wildlife can access the resource. According to the Arizona Game and Fish Department, air-dropping water can cost as much as $1,800 an hour.

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