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Officials Enlist Geese To Patrol Brazilian Prison

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Officials Enlist Geese To Patrol Brazilian Prison

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Officials Enlist Geese To Patrol Brazilian Prison

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In Brazil, prison officials needed to goose up their alarm system at an overcrowded prison. They could have done many things, but instead they turned to geese. According to the warden, geese will honk loudly when they sense strange movements — like someone escaping over a wall.

RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne.

In Brazil, prison officials needed to goose up their alarm system at an overcrowded prison. They could have brought in more guards or maybe strung up an extra layer of barbed wire. Instead, they turned to geese. According to the warden, geese will honk loudly when they sense strange movements - like someone escaping over a wall or starting a fight. Now two geese patrol the prison grounds - a kind of feathered alert system.

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