Sniffer dogs detecting ivory
In the fight against wildlife crime sniffer dogs are making amazing headway in the confiscation of illegal ivory and rhino horn. Mombasa airport in Kenya a gateway out of Africa is the focus of the ambitious plan to help stop ruthless smugglers from transporting the fruits of their criminal activity particularly ivory from leaving the country. Dogs with their incredible sense of smell are being used more and more in various ways such as checking cars at check points as well as airports in a determined attempt to get control of the rampant poaching of elephants for their ivory and rhino horn.
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