English police ´training ducks to sniff out drugs´

English police ´training ducks to sniff out drugs´

FOLLOWING an increase the numbers of wild ducks in the UK, police in England have announced they will be training the animals to sniff out drugs.

Known for their long bills and loud quacks, the animals have been found to be a viable alternative to drug sniffing dogs, being able to both identify narcotics and alert officers to them.

Police have said they will begin recruiting ducks later this year before enrolling them in an intensive course.

Each animal will be enrolled into the police force with its own badge number before receiving an eggs-celent pension on it retirement.


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Sally Underwood

Originally from London, Sally is based on the eastern Costa del Sol and is a journalist for The Euro Weekly News covering international and Spanish national news. Got a news story you want to share? Then get in touch at [email protected]

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    • alexa

      01 April 2022 • 13:27

      An old-fashioned precursor to fake news??? it ‘s 1st April today!!!

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    • John Smith

      01 April 2022 • 13:48

      A quacking good story for poisson d’avril

      Reply

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