Examples of Species Trained for Voluntary Swab



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Henrik Sonne Futtrup of Copenhagen Zoo takes a throat swab from Bønne the sea lion.

Brian Stefanski from the Copenhagen Zoo takes a nasal swab from one of their giraffes.

I tested my dog for Covid using a rapid antigen test when I was quarentined at home with Omicron exposing him to the virus. 

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