Odd News Roundup: Cambodia's landmine-sniffing 'hero' rat Magawa dies in retirement
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Cambodia's landmine-sniffing 'hero' rat Magawa dies in retirement
Cambodia's landmine-sniffing rat Magawa, who found more than 100 landmines and explosives during a five-year career, has died at the age of 8, leaving a lasting legacy of saved lives in the Southeast Asian nation. Magawa, who died over the weekend, was the most successful "HeroRAT" deployed by international charity APOPO, which uses African giant pouched rats to detect landmines and tuberculosis.
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