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Faces of Africa – Fidelis, APOPO and the Hero Rats

The number of landmines buried in Africa alone is in millions. The explosive remnants maim and kill those who stumble on them.
In order to curb this problem and provide a safe solution, APOPO a non-profit organization in Tanzania use rats’ technology to clear landmines and also detect tuberculosis. The trained African Giant Poached Rats have saved many lives hence their name, Hero rats.

Post Series: Tanzania
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