Documentary “Fidelis, APOPO and the Hero Rats” has won Third Prize, at CCTV Annual TV Programs Competition

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    The number of landmines buried in Africa alone is in millions. The explosive remnants maim and kill those who stumble on them. In order to curb this problem and provide a safe solution, APOPO a non-profit organization in Tanzania use rats’ technology to clear landmines and also detect tuberculosis. The trained African Giant Poached Rats have saved many lives hence their name, Hero rats.

    Year: 2017

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