Dog Smells for Cash – level 3

24-01-2018 07:00

A dog named Jessie has been trained to smell for ink on banknotes. In just five months working at Heathrow, an international airport in London, she has sniffed out over £1 million in smuggled cash.

She once discovered a haul of £350,000 in freight that was going abroad. Her handler calls her a ‘wonder dog’ and said that she knows she will only get her ball after she finds something, so she is motivated to work.

Difficult words: sniff out (discover, find), smuggle (move something illegally abroad), haul (a quantity of something illegal), freight (in transport as things – not transported with a person).

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