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
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

Topic |   Animals
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
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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