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How Drug-Sniffing Dogs Search Your Checked Luggage

Short | 02:38

Frankfurt Airport has 34 highly-trained sniffer dogs who can detect seven different types of illegal drugs. They work quickly before each flight, covering 40 pieces of luggage in just 100 seconds.

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700 flights from 5 continents land at Frankfurt Airport every day, a feat only possible due to specialists from 70 countries working together to welcome passengers into this busy hub. Meet the teams that connect this Mega Airport to the globe. We show how over 20,000 weird and wonderful ground vehicles race across the tarmac to keep flights on schedule, how retail specialists have turned international shopping into a science, and how a four-legged fleet of sniffer dogs are leading the fight against global drug smuggling.

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