Huge Rat Infestation In New York

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Statue of Liberty in New York

Recently, New York is on the radar as one of the best places to find rats. Huge ones, small ones, all kinds. According to urban legend, there’s five times more rats than people in the Big Apple.

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Jutharat Pinyodoonyachet at New York Times

The pesty rodents emit disease through their saliva and waste. Not to mention, eating food and trash, thus contaminating that as well. The Big Apple landed third place on the list of most rat infested cities in America. Chicago beat with a first place and Los Angeles slides in at #2. In October the city received over 21,000 calls reporting rat sightings, doubling last year’s reports.

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Rats Make It Hard To Catch Them Since They Have No Bones

Trying to catch a rat is like attempting to drive with blinders on. They have the innate ability to run through any size hole because they are spineless. They don’t have a skull, they can tread pretty much any amount of water, all while being able to leap as far as 4 feet.

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New York Has Over 25,000 Restaurants

But of course we still the great NY; for it’s good food, entertainment and broadway plays and shows. I guess the rats love it too. According to reports, theres’ over 25,000 restaurants in the state of New York. Who wants a hot dog?

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