German police force replaces sniffer dog with VULTURE
Police sniffer dogs are facing fresh competition when it comes to tracking down dead bodies – from vultures.
Detectives in Germany hope one of the scavengers – called ‘Sherlock’ – could be the first of many to help with investigations. They want to harness Sherlock’s incredible sense of smell to locate corpses in remote areas. A GPS tracking device is attached to his leg and off he goes.