November 4, 2013 10:10 PM

KC Zoo turns to Elvis the Shawnee beagle, who can sniff out pregnant polar bears

With an accuracy rate of better than 97 percent, Elvis the beagle has become skilled at detecting pregnancy in polar bears. The knowledge can help zoos isolate and manage the care of the ursine mothers-to-be and has made the dog from Shawnee a hot commodity.

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