Foreign-trained rats within 30 minutes to clear the mine 100 square meters of area
Not long ago, the British “Daily Mail” reported that a man named Kofi (Kofi) Gambian rat domestication of the ruins of the battlefield has become clear in the remaining mines in Africa’s latest weapons.
People often think that the mouse is just the vermin will eat something, it is not true, they are also very intelligent animals, has a unique talent. They have a more sensitive sense of smell than dogs, can be found within 50 meters of the mine. In addition, because the mouse is very light weight, even when the stampede to find mines, they can not be detonated. These natural advantages, these mice destined to become outstanding, “mine experts.”
Currently, Mozambique has 30 rats, “mine experts’ services in the area of ??mine clearance. According to statistics, a mouse can be cleared within 30 minutes of mines within the 100 square meters, equivalent to a personal 2-day workload.
rats to detect landmines have been domesticated for some time. Kofi is the first trained rats in the UK, in the UK by the Cornwall Wildlife trained staff for a period of 20 minutes per day specialized training. Kofi domestication Wendy Wen Sitan Li said: “Kofi’s incredible ability to smell.”
It is understood that, in mice born five weeks after their training. By the method of food reward, they are taught how to sniff out metal mines. (Yan Jing)