Expert insight into Pouched Rat training

Posted on Tuesday 13th October 2009 @ 09:53 am

The Gulf Times has a short report from the Qatar Natural History Group’s opening meeting.

Gitte Marxen addressing the meetingIn her presentation to the meeting animal behaviour therapist, Gitte Marxen, talked about the development of a coded series of signals which ensure that people training animals all use precisely the same signals.

This system is used by APOPO in Tanzania where giant African pouched rats are trained to indicate the presence of land mines.


Posted by Pouched Rats on Tuesday 13th October 2009 @ 09:53 am
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