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10 Worst Rat Cities in the World

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10 Worst Rat Cities in the World

By Animal Planet

Rats have been enjoying a close relationship with humans for hundreds, if not thousands, of years. Humans derive no benefits from having rats around, but rats get all sorts of perks. Most notably: food, shelter and water. Often this has little effect, but in some cases, rats go too far, and their impact on human populations becomes unbearable.

These 10 cities are among the most rat-plagued places on the planet, although rodent control efforts are (in most cases) always ongoing to try to keep the tally in check. But first up, let’s visit one place where that’s definitely not the case.

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12:21AM PDT on Apr 11, 2013

PARIS, LONDON, NEW YORK... delicate taste, indeed;LOL

7:41PM PDT on May 10, 2012

I remember my daughter brought home a pet rat when she was 15. I initial reaction was NOOOO
get rid of it. she said she would but give her a week to find someone to take it. Naturally I had to look after it like all animals that children bring home. Well after a week i fell in love with this rat because she had such a sweet nature and was very clean. OK she was a domestic white rat, but a rate never the less.... but i don't think i'd like to live with more than one....

1:22AM PST on Feb 5, 2012

Why isn't Washington, D.C. included?

4:10AM PST on Dec 7, 2011

Thanks for the information.

12:36PM PST on Dec 4, 2011

Donna H's comment is so funny & true.I think we can say the same about our parliment as well! We are actually rat free here in Alberta.We have a special rat patrol on all our Alberta borders.

7:48PM PDT on Sep 27, 2011

Rats always take a hit and people have no clue that they can be lovable as any animal has the potential to be. ~~

11:11PM PDT on Sep 23, 2011

Plenty of rats in London, but the worst kind are the two legged varieties sitting in the Houses of Parliament. ;-)

6:26PM PDT on Sep 11, 2011

I would gladly live in the temple in India.I love rats.

1:39AM PDT on Sep 11, 2011

thanks

2:31PM PDT on Sep 10, 2011

Rats are like small cats. They are lovable and Loyal.

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