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Dog Named Elvis Trained to Detect Pregnancies in Polar Bears

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November 20, 2013
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A dog named Elvis is trained to detect polar bear pregnancies, by sniffing out their fecal waste. Leigh Scheps explains and has more on the latest bear that may be carrying at SeaWorld San Diego.


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Calculating the Economic Value of the Polar Bear

Calculating the Economic Value of the Polar Bear

CBC (Dec. 16, 2010) The Canadian federal government wants to put a price tag on polar bears, and has commissioned a study to appraise the animal's value as a national icon. The outcome of the study will help determine whether the bears will gain legal protection.
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Polar Bear Spotter Wanted for Summer Job in Norway

Polar Bear Spotter Wanted for Summer Job in Norway

Buzz60 (May 2, 2013) The Svalbard Islands in Norway is looking to hire someone as a polar bear spotter. The job is meant to keep researchers in the field safe from the growing population of polar bears, which are estimated as outnumbering humans on the Norwegian islands. Patrick Jones has the story.
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Designer Trains Bees to Detect Some Cancers

Designer Trains Bees to Detect Some Cancers

Newsy (Nov. 25, 2013) Portuguese designer Susana Soares revealed a unique glass device at Dutch Design Week. Inside it are bees trained to detect cancer on our breath.
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