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University of Washington

Katherine Ayres, University of Washington

Caption: In a boat trailing a distance behind killer whales, Katherine Ayres handles Tucker as he zeros in on the scent of whale poop. Tucker never goes into the water, he just leans over the bow in the direction the boat should travel once he detects the scent of whale scat.

Credit: Jeanne Hyde

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