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But the qualities that made Bear difficult to rehome make him a perfect candidate for a koala detection dog. Elusive koalas can all too often be injured or killed when loggers get to work in eucalyptus plantations and it is hard to spot a koala mother and her joey high in the trees with just a human eye. If the presence of koalas is detected, plantation work can be delayed while the animals either move on or are relocated to a safer location. Koalas are classified on the official Red List of endangered animals as vulnerable to extinction as they face an array of dangers. Bushfires, drought, disease, particularly chlamydia, road traffic and attacks by domestic dogs all put these marsupials at risk, but the greatest danger is now posed by logging of blue gum eucalyptus trees. This is why koala detection dogs are so important.
Out now - Edging Closer. Apparently, the path of true love meanders through a minefield. After several years of adventures, submissive Olly Glenn and his Dom, Joe Dexter, are about to tie the knot. Needless to say, all does not run smoothly on the path to matrimony.
It was imposed as a form of judicial punishment and as a means of maintaining discipline in schools, prisons, military forces, and private homes. The instruments and methods of flogging have varied. Children in schools and homes have been beaten with sticks, rods, straps, whips, and other objects. This was constructed of nine knotted cords or thongs of rawhide attached to a handle.