After discovering a distressed puppy stuck in a drain in Lucknow, India, resident Milind Raj built a drone to rescue it, NDTV reported.
Raj, who builds robots for a living, attached a drone to an artificial intelligence-controlled robotic arm to lift the puppy from the drain. It took him about six hours to build the device in his lab.
By using an AI arm with a heartbeat sensor, Raj monitored the puppy's heart rate to ensure it wouldn't suffocate.
"It was not possible for a human to rescue the puppy without endangering their own life, so I decided to put technology to the task," Raj said. According to Raj, the puppy had been stuck in the 20-foot-deep drain for two days.
After Raj rescued the puppy, he decided to adopt it and name it "Lifted."