Harvest mice and a dog called Tui

The People’s Trust for Endangered Species (PTES) has awarded an ecological grant towards an innovative project headed by PhD researcher Emily Howard-Williams at Moulton College in Northamptonshire.

Her team will train Tui, a flat-coated retriever, to learn to detect the scent of harvest mice, making tracking their presence in the countryside easier and more efficient.

Click on the link to read the rest of the article. Wildlife Extra News – A novel way is developed to sniff out how many harvest mice live in the UK

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