DVD Sniffer Dogs

It’s amazing how the sensory abilities of animals continue to amaze. It’s been discovered recently that labradors have the ability to detect the polycarbonates, lacquers and resins used in DVDs by scent.

Unsuprising enough, the study that led to this discovery was initiated by the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) and the U.K.-based Federation Against Copyright Theft (FACT). However, the dogs can’t differenciate between pirated and legit DVDs… yet.

4 responses to “DVD Sniffer Dogs”.

  1. Neo Says:

    Haha… soon, it will be much more difficult to smuggle pirated VCDs and DVDs across the border into Singapore.

  2. david Says:

    Wah lau how can they do this? Dont they know Singaporeans are their MAIN source of income?

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