Footage of the unbelievable dog training showed a pooch actually skydiving out of a helicopter into water below.
Specially trained German shepherds and Belgian malinois have learned to skydive so they can quickly start tracking when poachers are reported.
A dog training academy in Africa teaches the dogs to track poachers and search for snares and firearms.
The dogs can work at night when human trackers are handicapped due to a lack of visibility.
One remarkable dog named Killer caught 115 groups of poachers in just 18 months using the technique.
The clip above was believed to have been filmed at a secret training camp around two hours from Johannesburg, South Africa.
Teams are taught to hide in the bush wearing army camo gear and go on treks that could last as long as three days.
The dogs are trained to track them down using Special Forces methods.
As many as 35,000 African elephants were killed by poachers in one year and the black rhino population has dropped nearly 98 percent since 1960.
Eric Ichikowitz, director of the Ichikowitz Family Foundation that launched the training, said: ”There is not a better solution than well-trained boots on the ground to effectively combat the wave of poachers that continue to flood into national parks across the continent.”
Recently a pet dog that could have done with more tracking training was filmed being eaten alive by a crocodile.
The shocking attack was filmed by horrified tourists at the Isimangaliso Wetlands Park in South Africa.
While a clip that recently went viral showed the moment a lion pounced on a circus tamer and mauled him to death during a show in Egypt.