New Yorkers can take city-run classes to learn how to make their homes and businesses less attractive to these guys.
August 29, 2014 Health officials want to reduce the rat population, so they're hiring extra exterminators, sealing up holes and teaching regular New Yorkers how to make homes and gardens less rat-friendly.
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The Lyubov Orlova sits derelict at dockside in Newfoundland in October 2012.
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January 23, 2014 The 300-foot Lyubov Orlova snapped its towline a year ago while en route to the scrapyard. The ship could contain hundreds of rats that have been eating themselves to survive.
Rats aren't only problem in Tehran. These were running free over the weekend in Luton, England.
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March 4, 2013 The rodents have been a big problem in Iran's capital for years. Efforts to poison them may have run their course. So, according to local reports, sniper teams have been deployed. Some of their targets are quite large — weighing about 11 pounds.
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