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Scat-Detecting Dog, Researchers Trail Whales

Caption: Researchers trail behind whales waiting for Tucker to indicate by leaning over the bow that he can smell whale poop. The boat on average stays between 450 yards to more than half a mile away from whales.

Credit: Fred Felleman

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