A tortoise detective dog?
Never fear, Dazzy is here!
Published: 10 June 2021, Updated: 11 June 2021
Have you ever heard of a tortoise detective dog?
Meet Dazzy… a dog specially trained to sniff out Western Swamp Tortoises. When a tortoise is found, Dazzy goes into a downward dog yoga position and does a little scratch.
She recently helped us locate critically endangered freshwater tortoises as part of preparations for the Great Northern Highway - Apple Street Upgrade project.Special thanks to Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions, Perth Zoo and Terrestrial Ecosystems who helped train Dazzy.