Famous African rat Magawa that tracks down landmines in Cambodia dies

Accessible named Magawa, who has saved hundreds of lives by discovering over one hundred landmines in Cambodia, died over the weekend, based on his organisation, APOPO, which trains fellow rats like Magawa to track landmines.
A hero is laid to rest. He will depart an enduring legacy in the lives that he saved as a landmine detection rat in Cambodia, “said APOPO in an announcement launched yesterday.”
Magawa, who was originally born in Tanzania by the Sokoine University of Agriculture’s coaching and breeding unit and arrived in Siem Reap, Cambodia after three years, was a part of a HeroRAT program that at present has ninety six rats tracking landmines, 32 rats detecting bacterial infection in inhalation known as tuberculosis, and forty four rats in research and growth.
His obligations included sniffing the air for TNT and marking the bottom along with his paws when a landmine was spotted. He used to receive his funds in bananas.
As a most profitable HeroRAT, Magawa found greater than 100 land mines and other explosives throughout his career, which were left behind from previous conflicts and threatened the lives of Cambodians.
The courageous creature was formally awarded the PDSA Gold Medal in September 2020, the highest honour for courage an animal can get. Magawa had turned eight years previous in November and celebrated his birthday in good health before he went to sleep eternally..

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