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OUTDOORS Geophysical Institute, UAF An article about the wonders of a dog's nose prompted a message about an example of that fine tool at work in Alaska. Jeff Smeenk of the University of Alaska Fairbanks' Palmer Research Center shared a story of two dogs that found both of his daughters as they were hiding in a grassy field. The dogs tracked the girls after sniffing a fingerprint each of them had pressed into a glass microscope slide.

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Tom Osterkamp's dogs Bitsy, Max, and Stormy, in Palmer. Photo by Tom Osterkamp.
Tom Osterkamp's dogs Bitsy, Max, and Stormy, in Palmer. Photo by Tom Osterkamp.
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