On Nature’s Trail

January 20, 2008 at 12:49 am Leave a comment

Studying animals in the wild can be a daunting task.  Some researchers are trading their radio collars and GPS units in for new non-invasive methods to locate and study wildlife.  Something old is new again – dogs are being trained to locate and differentiate a wide range of plants, animals and scat to aid scientists.

Go here to check out an interesting short video on the dogs of the Working Dogs for Conservation Foundation (WDCF).

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