Beagle sniffs out airport trouble

Associated Press
In this Feb. 9, 2012 photo, Meghan Caffery, a U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agriculture Specialist, hugs Izzy, an agricultural detector beagle whose nose is highly sensitive to food odors, at John F. Kennedy Airport's Terminal 4 in New York. This U.S. Customs and Border Protection team works to find foods and plants brought in by visitors that are considered invasive species or banned products, some containing insects or larvae know to be harmful to U.S. agriculture. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

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Izzy, an agricultural detector beagle whose nose is highly sensitive to food odors, works with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection team at the John F. Kennedy Airport in New York to find foods and plants brought in by visitors that are considered invasive species or banned products.

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