Plus - He'll Bring You Your Slippers!

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Plus - He'll Bring You Your Slippers!

Postby Minimalist » Fri Aug 23, 2013 12:16 pm

http://io9.com/5940252/introducing-migaloo-the-worlds-first-canine-archeologist

A three-year-old female black labrador cross named Migaloo has become the world's first trained archeology dog. Working with Brisbane dog expert Gary Jackson, she is expected to help archeologists uncover ancient grave sites across Australia. And looking to the future, it's expected that Migaloo and other archeology dogs will work on excavations at ancient civilisation sites in Egypt, the Americas, Asia, and Europe.

And it's all because of the nose. Dogs have a sense of smell that's thousands of times more sensitive than a human's, allowing them to detect even the faintest of odors lying beneath the surface. For archeology dogs, this means looking for bones. To that end, Migaloo was trained for six months, completing a curriculum that included field trials and a final search test in which she was expected to uncover a 250-year-old skeletal remain from a native burial site.
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Re: Plus - He'll Bring You Your Slippers!

Postby Frank Harrist » Fri Aug 23, 2013 8:36 pm

This is amazing. Dogs... are amazing.
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Re: Plus - He'll Bring You Your Slippers!

Postby MichelleH » Sun Aug 25, 2013 11:10 am

Yep! My big boy can find a bone at 300 paces :lol: And a steak a mile away......
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Re: Plus - He'll Bring You Your Slippers!

Postby uniface » Sun Aug 25, 2013 3:55 pm

Big time savings from not having to hire trained excavators too !
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Re: Plus - He'll Bring You Your Slippers!

Postby Frank Harrist » Sun Aug 25, 2013 6:18 pm

Well, they will probably still need excavators, but they won't have to do any geo-physical survey if she hits on something. Yeah, that's a female.
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