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Conservation biologist Megan Parker trains dogs to find endangered and invasive species by sniffing out scat (bears, snow leopard) or even the creatures themselves (snails, noxious weeds). It's an inspired twist on the age-old practice of using the extraordinary canine sense of smell to find game, criminals, bombs, even cancer. Parker gave us a demo with her Belgian shepherd Pepin in a field outside of Missoula, where she'd planted black bear scat. I produced this video as part of the conference's great video training workshop: a day in the classroom at UMT on Wednesday, shooting video on the Thursday tours,... Continue reading
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