The rats are already at work in several African countries including Tanzania, Mozambique and Angola.
Cooperation within and between different animal species has its advantages for all parties involved.
The animals have undergone six months of training in Tanzania.
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The rats that dart between trash cans and crawl across subway tracks in New York may harbor some alarming illnesses, according to a new study.
New research suggests the animals know when they've passed up what would have been a good deal.
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