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

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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Last updated on 29 August 2016

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
United Republic of Tanzania
Region: 
Africa
Threats: 
Illegal trade
Species: 
Loxodonta africana
Loxodonta cyclotis