A dog named Tucker, once a stray on the streets of Seattle, is playing a vital role in saving orcas, an endangered species. Tucker, a black lab mix, bears the proud distinction of being the world’s only working dog that is trained to detect and follow the scent of orca scat in the open ocean at distances of up to a mile away.More...
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October 8, 2012
Marine Biologists use Dog to Track & Save Whales
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