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Starving rats are reportedly turning into cannibals and attacking one other as their restaurant food supply disappears

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

The CDC has warned that rats are growing increasingly aggressive amid the coronavirus epidemic, and advised on what people can do to stop infestations in their neighborhoods.
The rodents usually feed on rubbish in restaurant bins, but with many outlets closed or only offering takeout they are empty.
Videos have been posted on social media of rats swarming deserted streets in New Orleans and New York streets.
Pest control officials say that some rats are resorting to cannibalism and infanticide to survive.
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Coronavirus: Aggressive rodents looking for new food sources as restaurants remain closed, CDC warns

Coronavirus: Aggressive rodents looking for new food sources as restaurants remain closed, CDC warns

1 month ago   |   By The Independent

Increased reports of rat cannibalism and infanticide as well as more rat complaints in residential areas
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