This landmine-sniffing "hero" rat is retiring
Location: Siem Reap, Cambodia
Magawa is ending five years of service after being trained by an NGO
and finding 71 landmines and 38 items of unexploded ordnance
Courtesy: PDSA UK
Magawa was awarded a gold medal last year by the UK-based charity PDSA
for his "lifesaving bravery and devotion to duty"
"He is small but he has helped save many lives allowing us to return much-needed safe land back to our people as quickly and cost-effectively as possible." - So Malen, Magawa's handler