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Author Mosen, Corey, 1983-

Title Ajax the Kea Dog : a Working Dog's Life in the High Country / Corey Mosen
Published Sydney : Allen & Unwin, 2018
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Description 1 online resource (213 pages)
Contents Cover; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; INTRODUCTION: AJAX THE KEA DOG; CHAPTER ONE: LIFE BEFORE AJAX; Introducing the kea; CHAPTER TWO: CATCHING THE KEA BUG; A misunderstood bird; CHAPTER THREE: MEETING AJAX; CHAPTER FOUR: LEARNING THE ROPES; The Conservation Dogs Programme; CHAPTER FIVE: AJAX TAKES THE TEST; Threats to kea; CHAPTER SIX: KEA-MEET AJAX; CHAPTER SEVEN: TRACKERS AND TRANSMITTERS; CHAPTER EIGHT: KEEPING AN EYE ON KEA; Kahurangi and Nelson Lakes national parks; CHAPTER NINE: DOG TUCKER; CHAPTER TEN: JUST ANOTHER DAY AT THE OFFICE; Kea intelligence
CHAPTER ELEVEN: THE RISKS OF THE JOBCHAPTER TWELVE: AJAX GOES ON HOLIDAY; CHAPTER THIRTEEN: A NEW JOB FOR AJAX?; Appendix 1: About the Kea Conservation Trust; Appendix 2: Ways you can help kea; Appendix 3: Resolving conflict with kea; Bibliography
Summary The highly illustrated, heartwarming story of conservation heroes, dog Ajax and his handler Corey, who traverse remote parts of the South Island tracking kea nests
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Subject Ajax (Dog)
Mosen, Corey, 1983-
Detector dogs -- New Zealand -- Biography
Human-animal relationships
Kea -- Conservation -- New Zealand
Detector dogs.
Human-animal relationships.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Agriculture -- Animal Husbandry.
Kahurangi National Park (N.Z.)
New Zealand -- Kahurangi National Park.
New Zealand.
Genre/Form Biography.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1760637815 (electronic bk.)
9781760637811 (electronic bk.)