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By Good News Network Thursday, September 06, 2012
A dog named Tucker with a mysterious past as a stray on the streets of Seattle has become an unexpected star in the realm of canine-assisted scientific research.
He is the world’s only working dog, marine biologists say, able to find and track the scent of orca scat, or feces, in open ocean water — up to a mile away, in the smallest of specks.
None of the orca monitoring could happen without Tucker and his wet, black nose — or the new tricks that he taught the scientists.
(READ the story and watch VIDEO from NY Times)
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