[meteorite-list] METEORITE DOG FINDS FIRST METEORITE FROM THE APRIL 14, 2010 WISCONSIN FIREBALL!
From: Matthias Bärmann <majbaermann_at_meteoritecentral.com>
Date: Mon, 19 Apr 2010 23:12:53 +0200
Yeah, congrats to team Sonny & Brix!
And yes, Count, you're absolutely right about the ability of meteorite
hunting dogs such as Brix and Hopper - they're great. There'd be only one
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From: <countdeiro at earthlink.net>
To: "Michael Johnson" <michael at rocksfromspace.org>;
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Sent: Monday, April 19, 2010 10:54 PM
Subject: Re: [meteorite-list] METEORITE DOG FINDS FIRST METEORITE FROM THE
APRIL 14, 2010 WISCONSIN FIREBALL!
> Hi List,
> I've had the fun of hunting with Brix and his "daddy" Sonny Clary and
> witnessed how devoted they are to each other and how smart and driven this
> great German Sheppard is. I've watched Sonny train and work in the field
> with this super dog. I had my doubts about a dog's ability to scent
> meteorites...(perhaps Brix uses sight also). I forgot that these animals
> are used all over the world to scent out inanimate and animate items.
> Truffles, birds, rabbits, stags, wild boars, people, lost personal items,
> land mines....so why not meteorites...especially "fresh" un-contaminated
> I once saw a Belgian Malanois used by our police department go into a room
> full of men he had never seen before and immediately go to the one who had
> the drug test packet (marijuana) sealed in a fresh plastic baggie in his
> shoe. I was told a dog's nose is 5000 times as sensitive as a human being
> and can process thirty or more scents at the same moment.
> Yeah! Brix. Congrats Sonny.
> Count Deiro
> IMCA 3536
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