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The congohounds of Virunga

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The congohounds of Virunga

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Africa Geographic

Posted October 31, 2014

Written by: Landia Davies

In a high-tech world where electronic devices inflitrate every sphere of lives, one often hears about advanced thechnology being used in conservation efforts - from satellite tracking and GPS mapping to drone surveillance. In the Democratic Republic of Congo's Virunga National Park conservationists have taken a different approach in the fight against poaching - they got themselves some good old-fashioned bloodhounds

In a high-tech world where electronic devices infiltrate every sphere of our lives, one often hears about advanced technology being used in conservation efforts – from satellite tracking and GPS mapping to drone surveillance. In the Democratic Republic of Congo’s Virunga National Park conservationists have taken a different approach in the fight against poaching – they got themselves some good old-fashioned bloodhounds. - See more at: http://africageographic.com/blog/the-congohounds-of-virunga/#sthash.jX3sDCw4.dpuf

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La battaglia del Virunga

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Il direttore è stato ferito in un attentato. Le milizie armate imperversano. Una società internazionale vuole cercare il petrolio nella zona in cui vivono i rarissimi gorilla di montagna. Eppure dal parco più antico d'Africa viene anche qualche segnale di speranza

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CSI Bloodhounds - Africa Geographic

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Dodi, Sabrina, Lila, Stella and Lilly may seem like strange names for wildlife
rangers. And indeed, unusual rangers they are, for it’s not their sharp eyesight
or keen hearing that qualify them for the task, but their outstanding ability to
sniff out a trail. Dodi and her pals are bloodhounds that were imported as pups
in 2011 to perform a unique function in Virunga National Park in the Democratic
Republic of Congo. Sara Evans follows their progress.

 

CSI Bloodhound by Sara Evans

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