Name: Ronin (ROW-NIN)
Date of birth: 13th August 2019
Job title: Mine Detection Rat
Birthplace: Morogoro, Tanzania
Current Location: Siem Reap, Cambodia
Weight: 1,175 grams
Favourite food: Avocado
Personality: Hardworking, but friendly and relaxed.
1. HeroRATs can search an area the size of a tennis court in 30 minutes. This would take a deminer with a metal detector up to four days depending on how much scrap metal was lying around.
2.Our HeroRATs are trained to detect the chemical compound within explosives called TNT; they ignore scrap metal, unlike traditional methods with a metal detector.
3.Over 110 million landmines remain hidden around the world with at least 59 countries affected.
4.Cambodia is one of the most mine-affected countries in the world and as of 2020 there is still over 817 km² of land still littered with landmines and other explosives.
5.Almost half of all landmine accidents globally are children. Their inquisitive nature means they stray from paths and pick up strange objects.
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