10 Facts about New York City Rats

Written by Mark Rausch

Ahhhh! Oooh! Wooow! New York City! The Mecca everyone dreams of! Flawless skyscraper condos as astronomically high-reaching as their prices, and sleek tin carriages carrying rivers of people far below. It doesn’t get any more subterranean than the subway, right?

Wrong. It gets deeper, darker, and more delicious. Welcome to the underground kingdom of the real rulers of NYC: The Rat Kingdom. Here are some fun and delightful facts about these furry creatures who outnumber their human counterparts in the Big Apple.

Source: usatoday.com, lrb.com, guardian.com, huffingtonpost.com, nypost.com

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