Support APOPO's rats in their life-saving missions

 
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Sociable creatures

Sociable creatures
HeroRATs are socialized from an early age, so they become familiar with humans and the environment in which they work. Image: Alvaro Laiz & David Rengel (view small | med | large | orig)

Training for Mine Detection

Training for Mine Detection
A HeroRAT undergoes training in mine detection. These rats have saved thousands of lives through their exceptional sense of smell. (view small | med | large | orig)

A nose knows

A nose knows
Showing off our most important asset. Image: Brian Johnson (view small | med | large | orig)

Future Heroes during socialisation

Future Heroes during socialisation
Training starts at the age of 4-5 weeks, with socialization. APOPO's trainers introduce the young rats to the sights, sounds, and textures of the human world (Ville Palonen) (view small | med | large | orig)

Sniffing out mines in Angola

Sniffing out mines in Angola
Photo from Progress Report 'Creating positive change in Angola' (view small | med | large | orig)

Clearing much needed land

Clearing much needed land
Photo from Progress Report 'Creating positive change in Angola' (view small | med | large | orig)

HeroRAT clearing mine contaminated land

HeroRAT clearing mine contaminated land
Photo from Progress Report 'Creating positive change in Angola' (view small | med | large | orig)

A mine detection rat working in Angola

A mine detection rat working in Angola
Photo from Progress Report 'Rats clear kids' playground of mines' (view small | med | large | orig)

Clearing landmines so children can play safely

Clearing landmines so children can play safely
Photo from Progress Report 'Rats clear kids' playground of mines' (view small | med | large | orig)

Best wishes from APOPO

Best wishes from APOPO
Photo from Progress Report 'Best wishes from APOPO and the HeroRATs' (view small | med | large | orig)

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Organization

APOPO vzw

Morogoro, Tanzania, Tanzania, United Republic of
http://www.apopo.org

Project Leader

Paul Delbar

Public Fundraising Manager
Morogoro, Tanzania, United Republic of

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