South African academy trains anti-poaching dogs
Venom and Killer. These are members of a furry breed of anti-poaching operatives, dogs that can detect a whiff of hidden rhino horn in a suspect's vehicle or follow the spoor of armed poachers in South Africa's besieged wildlife parks.
For South Africa's anti-poaching dogs, rappelling from choppers is all in a day's work
One of the most effective weapons in South Africa's anti-poaching arsenal comes in canine form. And the country is now readying a whole army of canine combatants at the new K9 Anti-Poaching Training Academy.