MINE- SNIFFING RATS

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Some think they’re a pest, while others see them as loving pets. Regardless, these rats are making a new name for themselves internationally. A Belgian organization (APOPO) has trained these highly intelligent creatures to be heroes, sniffing out landmines and other unexploded devices, reducing the amount of people killed or injured by explosives left behind after wars. Read more at apopo.org

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