New York City's hangry rat problem has big stakes

Sep 8, 2022
Rats have burrowed their way into the heart of an economic and political fight worth many tens of millions of dollars.
A dead rat lies on the ground, hunted down by dogs of Ryders Alley Trencher-fed Society in lower Manhattan last year. Rat sightings have increased in New York City since the start of the pandemic.
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