APOPO is a Belgian-African nongovernmental organization that trains rats to be at new mine-detection tool. The authors describe the basic idea behind this unique concept.
Weetjens, Bart and Kim, Jina
"No Wizards, Just Patient Teachers,"
Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction: Vol. 10
, Article 34.
Available at: http://commons.lib.jmu.edu/cisr-journal/vol10/iss1/34