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Did you know that rats have a better sense of smell than dogs in landmine detection?

Due to war, some countries in #Africa have a serious landmine issue. This in turn affects the lives and economic productivity of local people. A scientific research institute called #APOPO in #Tanzania trained African rats to sniff mines

The agency has delivered a large number of well-trained mine-detecting rats to countries such as Mozambique, Angola and Cambodia. In recent years, the institution has begun to train the rats in detecting tuberculosis.

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