Thursday, 20 August 2015

This Dog's Nose Saves Bees

Klinker is a one-of-a-kind dog. She’s the only dog in the U.S. certified to detect a damaging bacteria in beehives.

Along with her handler, Bill Troup, she inspects up to a thousand honeybee colonies a day for the contagious and lethal bacteria called American foulbrood.



Source: Swindon & District Beekeepers Association (14 Jan 2015) www.losangelescountybeekeepers.com/home/2015/1/18/watch-this-dogs-nose-saves-bees.html 

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