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    These giant ‘RATS’ are helping to make the world a safer place

    APOPO Hero Rats bomb detection training early morning at cleared field Siem Reap, Cambodia

    If you thought rats didn’t serve a useful purpose think again. African giant pouched rats, nicknamed HeroRATs, are helping to find landmines and detecting tuberculosis as part of an integrated approach. When deployed alongside standard methods, they speed up the process, getting people’s lives back on track as fast as possible. More