Heroic landmine detection rat wins top UK animal bravery award

Say “cheese,” Magawa! This 7-year-old giant African pouched rat on Friday was awarded a British veterinary charity’s top civilian award for animal bravery after sniffing out unexploded landmines in Cambodia. In addition to 39 landmines, the heroic rodent discovered 28 other items of ordnance across 1.5 million square feet since he was trained by APOPO,...

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