Cambodia's 'hero' rat dies aged 8

Courtesy: PDSA UK

Magawa the “hero rat” has died aged 8

Magawa was trained to detect landmines and tuberculosis

During his career, he sniffed out 71 landmines and 38 items of unexploded ordnance

Location: Siem Reap, Cambodia

He was born in Tanzania and moved to Cambodia in 2016

Cambodia has one of the highest number of mine amputees

Magawa was retired in June 2021

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