Beagle sniffs out airport trouble

Associated Press
Meghan Caffery, a U.S. Customs and Border Patrol agent, holds Izzy, an agricultural products sniffer beagle, at The Animal Medical Center's Top Dog Gala at the Museum of Natural History in New York, Thursday, Dec. 9, 2010. The beagle was one of nine dogs attending the gala and awards ceremony. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

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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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