A drawback of the automatic darting machine introduced last year is that the horses have to come to it, necessitating the continual restocking of bait.
But what if it was mobile and could go on the offensive? Artificial intelligence would identify the target and steer the machine to the appropriate distance.
Contraceptive darts, loaded into twelve-round cartridges that resemble baseball bats, would be fired automatically. A ballistics computer would aim the device based on wind speed and direction.
Spent cartridges would be jettisoned.
The rover demonstrates the concept. No more youngsters consuming critical resources in the Designated Area.