For Biology students in the College of Creative Studies at the University of California Santa Barbara.
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.