12/04/2010 08:07 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Rats & Land Mines: Colombia Teaches Rodents To Sniff Out Explosives

Early next year, anti-narcotics police will begin deploying squads of rats to sniff out land mines in remote areas of Colombia where leftist rebels and drug traffickers have planted hundreds of thousands of the deadly devices. It's an unconventional initiative in a country that is second only to Afghanistan in the number of land mine victims.

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