Skip to comments.NYC: Worst Rat Infestation In The World
Posted on 06/04/2014 3:21:47 PM PDT by kingattax
The popular and informational television station Animal Planet has named New York City the worst city for rats in the world. In this case, they are not referring to politicians.
We are talking about Rattus norvegicus, otherwise known as the "brown rat." Brown rats are a scourge to rural and urban areas and are one of the most serious pests on the planet, carrying diseases and multiplying at exponential speed. One pair of rats can multiply up to 200 times in just one year.
They are adept at climbing, swimming, and yes, working their way thru a serpentine of sewer pipes and exiting your toilet bowl. It is estimated that NYC has twice as many rats as they do humans. If you run the math, that would total about 16 million rats.
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Animal Planet refuses to acknowledge that the worst Rat infestation on earth is found in DC.
I hear they have a lot of rodents too!
Not to mention the rodent population.
I wonder if that rat girl in SF has like-minded friends and relatives in NYC?
Looks like some lady wants SF to be the rat winner. Apparently she keeps releasing rats into parks and stuff. The SF officials claim they can’t stop her. More Leftist zugzwang.
Unlike the human variety rats actually serve a purpose.
I am so sick of rats. They have infested every area of human endeavor.
Rats with Barack Boko Haram Hussein Obama at the helm have destroyed America. People my age are moving in with their parents, not to take care of them, but because they are unemployed, homeless, and no longer even own a car.
Rats. Well done. You have worked all your magic and now America is a turd world country.
So you liberals are not so effing stupid after all. You destroyed the greatest nation that has ever existed.
Again, well done. I hope you all starve to death and that illegal aliens will murder you as you hide in a cardboard box under a freeway overpass.
can we take all the loons in SF and send them to mars ?
If we do that, they’ll come back as aliens. Yikes!
Yeah.. worst DemoRAT infestation.
My Ruger pellet rifle knocks em dead here in Memphis at 50 yards. They are fast though. They do not pause in transit from point to point like squirrels do.
I’ll never forget putting the rat guards on the lines tying us to the docks in Galveston, TX during a Liberty cruise in ‘72.
I had watch one night and peered under the dock. I thought a dog was crawlin around under there! Big friggin rats!!
NYC sewer smelt rats an unendangered species....
i hear the cats in NY are all on tranquilizers
The combined rat intelligence of Washington Dc, NYC and SFO exceeds that of the human population of any of the three. Or all of the three cities combined.
How about releasing some feral cats down below? I hear Italy is doing that to fight their rat infested problem.
A male rat will continue mating with a female rat even if shes dead. A dominant male rat may mate with up to twenty female rats in just six hours.’
Dang man, they should. There’s a lot of those around. I think in times past (maybe the Bubonic plague) the only way they could stop the rats was releasing cats.
i don’t think we should ask where you found that valuable bit of intel.
cats will see one of these monster rats coming and cross to the other side of the street like mark cuban.
i dont think we should ask where you found that valuable bit of intel.
i know. your post made it sound classified and that was a bad attempt at humor on my part. :)
How can that be if the gestation period is 3 weeks?
I am glad Ilive in the Atlanta suburbs. I have not seen a rat in 20 years.
And that’s just the banks...
you smell all that BBQ every night ? thats why.
200 is the number of offspring.
Wow, I don’t know what is worse, the 4 legged rats or the 2 legged rats. NYC deserves both. No offense to people who are decent suffering through this scourge.
I hear Herpetology scares away rats.
More seriously: http://www.marshall.edu/herp/snakes/black_ratsnake.htm
The gestation time means nothing, the male NYC rat moves from one broad rat to the next. He doesn’t hang around for the birth. LOL
Many humans do the same thing, except we have to pay for their little spawns. I guess rats are better.
I know that.
It said "one pair of rats can multiply up to 200 times" in a year. I took that to mean A PAIR, i.e. the SAME male and female. Lousy writing.
Then they should have said a pair can create 200 offspring a year. What they said was one pair of rats can multiply up to 200 times a year. To me that means mate, not create.
Yeh we have a Gamo air rifle and it does the job on squirrels and rats.
That’s interesting. I lived in NYC for a while decades ago and that’s easy to imagine.
Now I live near woods, the worst pests are the roaming hungry herds of wild deer carrying Lyme disease ticks, and maybe a few poison snakes, but they stay in the woods unlike the deer.
But rats are not a problem even if garbage is left outside, I can see the wild foxes roaming around looking for live food like them.
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