James Pursey, Part II: APOPO's HeroRATs

Premiere DateMay 25, 2017
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 Intro
00:55 James Pursey
06:29 Overcoming Rat Reputations
10:20 APOPO in Colombia
12:36 To Find Out More
13:15 Outro
14:12 All The Time Airpark
16:50 Finish

James Pursey discusses APOPO’s HeroRATs, overcoming commons stigmas surrounding the animals, and APOPO’s newest project in Colombia.

APOPO is a nonprofit organization focused on training rats to smell and identify landmines and tuberculosis. If you’d like to support APOPO, you can adopt a HeroRAT here. To find out more, visit the APOPO website and follow them on Twitter.

Joe Virgillito is a staff writer and podcast producer at BTRtoday He is a graduate of Quinnipiac University with a degree in journalism. In his spare time, he enjoys reading and wandering around aimlessly, as…