animals

Science Cafe: Giant, Bomb-Sniffing African Rats!

While some rats may have bad rap, the African giant pouched rat (Cricetomys ansorgei) is helping to save lives in Tanzania. These rodents have an acute sense of smell and are trained to sniff out landmines and even detect tuberculosis in patients. From their pouched cheeks to their scaly tails, these large rats can grow up to 3 feet long and are as common in Tanzania as an Eastern gray squirrel is here. But much remains to be learned about the behavior and biology of these amazing African creatures. Dr.

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Dr. Danielle N. Lee

Science Cafe: The Human Animal Bond

A conversation about the many positive roles animals play in our lives and in our society.

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Jeannine Moga, Clinical Counselor, NCSU Veterinary Clinic

Teen Science Cafe: Animal Movement with Roland Kays

Simple Rules to Move By: Coordinated Movement in Groups of Animals and Teenagers

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Teen Science Cafe: Animal Movement with Roland Kays
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