Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Gambian Giant Pouched Rats as Mine Detectors

Hey everyone! Here's an article on why you should love Cricetomys gambianus, This cat-sized African rodent may be responsible for saving many human lives and limbs, due to its efficiency as a landmine-detector. The following link tells about Britain's efforts to recruit these furry fellows in clearing minefields in Mozambique. ,

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