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.
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