Nice update on how the landmine-sniffing rats are progressing:
Lola, queen of the bomb-sniffing rats
“Her name is Lola and she’s at the top of her class of risk-running rodents being trained to sniff out landmines in Colombia, home to the world’s highest number of mine-related deaths and injuries last year.”
An animal trainer at a police school in Colombia, where rats are being
trained rather than dogs to locate landmines.
Photo: Reuters, via Telegraph Images of the Day, 11 May 2006