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from the Guardian

Giant rats put noses to work on Mozambique's landmines

Giant rats put noses to work on Mozambique's landmines Landmine-detecting rats weigh as much as a domestic cat and are light enough to cross terrain without triggering explosives

from BuzzFeed

Meet The Landmine-Hunting Giant Rats Of Mozambique

“APOPO’s Training Center, situated on Sokoine Univeristy of Agriculture (SUA) in Tanzania, was established in 2000 to accommodate training and testing of mine detection rats in near-to-real conditions”. – APOPO Photo: MDR (Mine Detection Rat) lear...