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Landmine Hopscotch continues
The Good Rats
May 19, 2018


With yesterday's Texas school shooting, more students and teachers have been killed by guns in U.S. schools than active duty military deaths this year. Our thoughts and prayers are with the victims' friends and families. And it continues to be past time for real courage and real leadership to stop more school massacres from ever happening.

Tests should be the worst things that can happen at schools.

I'll say that again.

Tests should be the Worst things that happen at Schools


Rats.

Rats are the good news. Not for school shootings... no, Americans like guns more than school children or teachers. Rats are helpful for sniffing out landmines.

Trained Gambian Pouched Rats (HeroRats) have found thousands of unexploded, buried landmines. In Tanzania, rats have found 1,500 buried landmines. In Mozambique, rats have found 6,693 landmines, 1,087 bombs, and 26,934 small arms and ammunitions. Gambian Pouched Rats are also working in Angola, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, and Thailand. They can sniff out tuberculosis and poached animal remains.

Gambian Pouched Rats are giant (up to 3 feet long) but too light (2-3 lbs.) to set off landmines. Their pouches are in their cheeks for food storage, like hamsters or Tupperware.

Their schooling only takes 9 months and costs $7,300. And yes, all they have to worry about are the tests.


Music Association: Ratt - Round and Round








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Landmine Hopscotch

Landmine Hopscotch
May 8, 2018



There are more than 100 million landmines in 68 countries around the world. Another 100 million are stockpiled and waiting to be planted.

Each month 2000 innocent people are killed or maimed by landmines. About 30 to 40% of those are children.

Join the campaign to rid the world of landmines.

UNICEF  www.unicef.org


Music Association: Edwin Starr - War






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