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The scent of a whale

Floating whale feces contain clues about why only 350 North Atlantic right whales are left in the world. The waste stinks, but it also sinks -- and that's where the dogs come in.

By Beth Daley
Globe Staff / June 19, 2006

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Bob and Fargo, both drug-sniffing school dropouts, can smell their floating quarry from a nautical mile away. (Full article: 1108 words)

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