Mine Detecting Rats

Mine Detecting Rats

Rats can be trained to detect a chemical compound within explosives, meaning they ignore scrap metal and can search for mines more quickly. An African giant pouched rat named Magawa has been awarded a prestigious gold medal for his work detecting land mines.

Previous Fact Next Fact
Categories: AnimalsWeapons

Latest FactRepublic Video

20 Scary Mental & Psychological Illnesses - Part 1