Dogs are at the forefront of wildlife conservation. Their incredible sense of smell is ideal for detecting animal droppings — to help monitor species’ health and population – contraband and toxins. Photo: Kruger National Park
Dogs are at the forefront of wildlife conservation. Their incredible sense of smell is ideal for detecting animal droppings — to help monitor species’ health and population – contraband and toxins. Photo: Kruger National Park
Animals

The dogs on the front line of wildlife conservation, from sniffing whale droppings and detecting invasive species to fighting off predators

  • From tracking rare or invasive species to protecting animals from predators, dogs pay a vital role in conservation
  • Their incredible sense of smell means they can detect anything from droppings to toxins and wildlife contraband

Dogs are at the forefront of wildlife conservation. Their incredible sense of smell is ideal for detecting animal droppings — to help monitor species’ health and population – contraband and toxins. Photo: Kruger National Park
Dogs are at the forefront of wildlife conservation. Their incredible sense of smell is ideal for detecting animal droppings — to help monitor species’ health and population – contraband and toxins. Photo: Kruger National Park
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