This article compares the performance of Giant African Pouched Rats under two different management systems, both appropriate for mine-detection operational use. Employing International Mine Action Standards for accreditation, the researchers outline the process of conditioning and testing these mine-detection animals for field use.
Poling, Alan; Cox, Christophe; Weetjens, Bart; Beyene, Negussie; and Sully, Andrew
"Two Strategies for Landmine Detection by Giant Pouched Rats,"
Journal of Conventional Weapons Destruction: Vol. 14
, Article 23.
Available at: http://commons.lib.jmu.edu/cisr-journal/vol14/iss1/23