Let’s Hunt!

March 8, 2019
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Sniff, sniff! This is a truffle dog. It hunts for truffles. Truffles are another type of fungus. They are found underground. Truffles have a strong smell. Chefs use them for cooking.

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Truffles are hard to find. That’s because they are rare. But truffle dogs are specially trained. They sniff out truffles in the forest. These furry hunters lead foragers to the smelly fungus.