Badger to sniff out koalas and help them survive bushfires

Badger the quoll dog is in the news, soon to be looking for “eau de koala”… Check him out this article posted in the Daily Telegraph.

Badger is the world’s first tiger quoll detection dog, trained to find quoll scats. We recently completed research that showed how incredibly effective wildlife detection dogs are for finding elusive species where normal surveys fail. Now he is about to be re-trained to help with our project to find koalas in the Blue Mountains. There is more on this work on our Detection Dog project page.

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