Are there More or Less Rats now??

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Re: Are there More or Less Rats now??

Post by clutchcargo » Sun Feb 02, 2020 10:37 am

fsdfdsdf wrote:
Thu Jan 30, 2020 5:55 pm
dont seem too bad here. pattaya has far more. the cats and rats seem to just detour each other. I dont think city rats are very edible even for cats
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Re: Are there More or Less Rats now??

Post by Kahuna » Sun Feb 02, 2020 9:37 pm

It was a fair few years ago now but I remember the councils in Brisbane and Sydney (and probably a few others) had rat catching teams of a bloke and a Fox Terrier to keep the rat population in check or at least try to. Not sure if they still use the dogs as I'm sure it is now considered an inhumane way to get rid of them although the dogs were very fast and extremely efficient rat killers.
I've seen a few in Siem Reap and in various places in Se Asia but sort of accept it now as being a part of living here. Not much different from back home in Australia in regard to rats being in the enviroment.
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Re: Are there More or Less Rats now??

Post by IraHayes » Sun Feb 02, 2020 9:47 pm

It’s not the rats you need to worry about.. it’s the rat king we need to be on the look out for!
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Re: Are there More or Less Rats now??

Post by clutchcargo » Tue Apr 14, 2020 3:58 pm

Looks like the local rodent population could change..

Hungry rats may turn to cannibalism during the coronavirus outbreak, and it could lead to a breed of aggressive, resilient rats in the future

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According to multiple experts, rats who usually feed off garbage from restaurants and arenas have been left hungry as establishments have closed or limited operations to help prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus.

Now they rats looking for new food sources, but options are grim.

Rats will likely, Corrigan said, turn to cannibalism and infanticide to survive.

“It’s just like we’ve seen in the history of mankind, where people try to take over lands and they come in with militaries and armies and fight to the death, literally, for who’s going to conquer that land. And that’s what happens with rats,” he told NBC News.

Full story: https://www.businessinsider.com.au/rats ... mic-2020-4
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Re: Are there More or Less Rats now??

Post by Doc67 » Tue Apr 14, 2020 4:37 pm

clutchcargo wrote:
Tue Apr 14, 2020 3:58 pm
Looks like the local rodent population could change..

Hungry rats may turn to cannibalism during the coronavirus outbreak, and it could lead to a breed of aggressive, resilient rats in the future

Image

According to multiple experts, rats who usually feed off garbage from restaurants and arenas have been left hungry as establishments have closed or limited operations to help prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus.

Now they rats looking for new food sources, but options are grim.

Rats will likely, Corrigan said, turn to cannibalism and infanticide to survive.

“It’s just like we’ve seen in the history of mankind, where people try to take over lands and they come in with militaries and armies and fight to the death, literally, for who’s going to conquer that land. And that’s what happens with rats,” he told NBC News.

Full story: https://www.businessinsider.com.au/rats ... mic-2020-4
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Re: Are there More or Less Rats now??

Post by pczz » Wed Apr 15, 2020 6:42 am

Doc67 wrote:
Tue Apr 14, 2020 4:37 pm
clutchcargo wrote:
Tue Apr 14, 2020 3:58 pm
Looks like the local rodent population could change..

Hungry rats may turn to cannibalism during the coronavirus outbreak, and it could lead to a breed of aggressive, resilient rats in the future

Image

According to multiple experts, rats who usually feed off garbage from restaurants and arenas have been left hungry as establishments have closed or limited operations to help prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus.

Now they rats looking for new food sources, but options are grim.

Rats will likely, Corrigan said, turn to cannibalism and infanticide to survive.

“It’s just like we’ve seen in the history of mankind, where people try to take over lands and they come in with militaries and armies and fight to the death, literally, for who’s going to conquer that land. And that’s what happens with rats,” he told NBC News.

Full story: https://www.businessinsider.com.au/rats ... mic-2020-4
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Its when all those new benefits claimant in the Uk who cannot get hrough to start their calim turn to cannibalism you need to worrk. Sigh, 3 weeks in and just being bounced from one phone numbeer that doesnt answer to another. hostile environment
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Re: Are there More or Less Rats now??

Post by crob » Wed Apr 15, 2020 7:35 am

Doc67 wrote:
Tue Apr 14, 2020 4:37 pm
clutchcargo wrote:
Tue Apr 14, 2020 3:58 pm
Looks like the local rodent population could change..

Hungry rats may turn to cannibalism during the coronavirus outbreak, and it could lead to a breed of aggressive, resilient rats in the future

Image

According to multiple experts, rats who usually feed off garbage from restaurants and arenas have been left hungry as establishments have closed or limited operations to help prevent the spread of the novel coronavirus.

Now they rats looking for new food sources, but options are grim.

Rats will likely, Corrigan said, turn to cannibalism and infanticide to survive.

“It’s just like we’ve seen in the history of mankind, where people try to take over lands and they come in with militaries and armies and fight to the death, literally, for who’s going to conquer that land. And that’s what happens with rats,” he told NBC News.

Full story: https://www.businessinsider.com.au/rats ... mic-2020-4
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Easy fix, just release wave after wave of snakes into the city.
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Re: Are there More or Less Rats now??

Post by Electric Earth » Fri Apr 17, 2020 2:06 am

Personally, I don't like the rats, but they don't bother me too much. It's the cockroaches that get me. Ugh. Disgusting. I kinda want a "house tarantula" to keep them out of my apartment. I don't get many in my current place, but even one per month is too many.
Do you think the parents of baby boomers whined so much when the boomers started changing society? And yet the whiney ones like to call young people "snowflakes." Hmm...
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