Dr. Erin Curry

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9:53 am
Wed November 6, 2013

The Cincinnati Zoo is using a Beagle to Sniff out Pregnant Polar Bears

Elvis the Beagle working hard to detect pregnant polar bears
photo courtesy of Cincinnati Zoo

A scientist at the Cincinnati Zoo has come up with a unique way to tell if polar bears are pregnant involving a dog named Elvis.Thanks to Dr. Erin Curry , an animal conservation scientist at the Cincinnati Zoo, a beagle is now the one responsible for detecting pregnancy in polar bears  by sniffing out the results.

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