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>> So our new arrivals are our working guardian dog puppies.
They fit really well.
They're about nine weeks old and they're already being prepared
to go and look after [inaudible] bandicoots in the field.
They've got different personalities.
They've both been picked because they're quite confident and calm
but this fella here he's a bit bigger than his brother
and he's a little bit more a cool customer while his little
brother is a little bit more of a ratbag.
He seems to get into trouble first, the first one
to find things he shouldn't be playing with and he loves
to ignore his bigger brother.
Next these two little dogs will be learning
about their new surroundings.
They need to learn about the animals they're looking
after so they're already being introduced to the smells
of [inaudible] bandicoots and the sheep are
around them all the time so they're already really sort
of bonding with the animals that they're meant
to guard in the future.
So as time goes on they'll spend more and more time
with those animals until it's full time .
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