NYC IS LOSING THE WAR ON RATS.

 

Exploring New York’s Rattiest Park with a Rodentologist

Exploring New York's Rattiest Park with a Rodentologist

It doesn’t come as a surprise to any real New Yorker that rats run the streets of NY. A recent estimate put the number of rats at around 2 million, about a quarter of the city’s human population, and any efforts to prune that population down have seen limited success. The team over at Motherboard decided to take a look at the problem and weigh in on the rat debate. They kick it with Matthew Frye, an urban entomologist at Cornell University’s integrated pest management program. Check it out below: