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How dogs can help us save species

Dr Romane Cristescu discusses how conservation has gone to the dogs… and why that’s a good thing.

To conserve rare and threatened species, we must have an understanding of their populations, genetics, health, habitat requirements and the threats they are facing. But collecting data can be challenging because threatened species are… rare! In this video, Dr Romane Cristescu describes how dogs and their incredible sense of smell can be used as an accurate, efficient, and cost-effective tool for conservation.

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