Snow Leopard

Snow Leopard
Snow Leopard cub (7 mos old) - Cape May County Zoo

Saturday, January 28, 2012

The Beagle Brigade!

I'm sure many people aren't aware that the USDA-APHIS (Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service) uses beagles to help sniff plant and animal products coming into our country across borders and at airports.

You may wonder why this is necessary. There are many foreign animal and plant diseases that could harm and even decimate certain sectors of our agricultural economy. Some of these things could even potentially harm human health.

Here's a story about the beagles.

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