All attempts by the Australian National Maritime Museum to keep seagulls from leaving droppings on the exhibitions, piers and historic vessels had failed, until research led them towards the idea of using a dog to deter the birds.
Bailly was recruited from a rescue home, given the prestigious title of Assistant Director of Seagulls and sent to work.
His ability to scare away the birds has seen a significant reduction in the number of birds inhabiting the area surrounding the museum.
We ventured out to meet Bailey and see him in action.
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