discussion / Conservation Dogs  / 3 April 2021

How quoll-ified are northern and spotted-tailed quoll detection dogs?

 "To determine the efficacy of wildlife detection dogs as a survey tool for low-density, cryptic species, using northern (Dasyurus hallucatus) and spotted-tailed (D. maculatus) quolls as subjects. We compared detection dogs, human search effort and camera trapping results, in simulated accuracy and efficacy trials, and field surveys."