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Rat that detected dozens of landmines gets award for animal bravery

CBS News Friday, 25 September 2020
Meet Magawa, the "hero rat" who just won an animal bravery medal for sniffing out dozens of landmines in Cambodia.
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Rat wins bravery award for sniffing out ladmines in Cambodia | Oneindia News 01:40

This rat is a hero! Magawa has been given an animal bravery award for sniffing out dozens of landmines in Cambodia. Magawa is an African giant pouched rat and he has been working to clear landmines for 7 years. This is why Magawa's work is so crucial... #Landmine #Cambodia #HeroRat

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