Dog Smells for Cash – level 3
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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