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Keen-nosed Canines In Tanzania Help Nab Poacher With Elephant Ivory

by Christin VanZant last modified Aug 30, 2016 02:51 PM
Contributors: Wildlife Conservation Society
Under the guidance of WCS and Wagtail UK Ltd., the newly deployed team of specially trained dogs and handlers from Tanzanian National Parks (TANAPA) can detect a variety of illegal wildlife products, arms and ammunition.

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WCS Detector Dogs Jenny & Dexter Make First Bust Near Tanzania’s Ruaha National Park

New York (August 24, 2016)Two dogs trained to detect ivory by scent recently made their first bust by helping government authorities seize four elephant tusks in a village outside Tanzania’s Ruaha National Park, according to WCS (Wildlife Conservation Society).

 

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