After five years at the top, its retirement for one of the most successful rodents ever trained in finding landmines

After five years of sniffing out landmines and unexploded ordnance in Cambodia, Magawa is retiring.

The African giant pouched rat has been the most successful rodent trained and overseen by a Belgian nonprofit, APOPO, to find land mines and alert its human handlers so the explosives can be safely removed.

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