“Bear” the dog helps find koalas injured in Australian bushfires

Bear, a Cattle Dog cross-breed who is helping to find and save koalas injured in Australia's recent bushfires, is seen in Queensland, Australia, in this picture obtained from social media on November 20, 2019. Mandatory credit INSTAGRAM/@ficlarkphotography/via REUTERS

SYDNEY (Reuters) – An obsessive compulsive dog who was abandoned as a puppy has a new mission: helping find and save koalas injured in Australia’s recent devastating bushfires. Bear, a Cattle Dog cross-breed, is trained to find both koalas and and quolls, another small Australian marsupial, in the wild. “This is the first year that […]

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