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Forensic Anthropology Talk: A Non-Invasive Search Tool to Locate Human Remains

Presented by The Institute for Canine Forensics

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February 24, 2021



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Hear Lynne Engelbert from The Institute for Canine Forensics discuss the dog's nose as a unique tool that can aid in locating burials, utilized by archaeologists who use a wide range of multidisciplinary techniques to locate historic and prehistoric burials.

Learn how canines trained to alert on specific scents have long been utilized in law enforcement, U.S. Customs, the military and search and rescue work, with the Historical Human Remains Detection (HHRD) canine now the newest in the evolution of detection canines.

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The specifically trained HHRD dog is an additional tool that can be layered to collaborate with other methods of detection.


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