Cannibal Rats Emerging in Cities

Cannibal Rats Emerging in Cities

News and Prophecy Staff

It appears that the COVID-19 pandemic has affected more than just people and the economy. New research by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning of “‘unusual or aggressive’ behavior in American rats as a consequence of more than two months of human lockdown” (The Guardian, May 25, 2020). Urban rats that normally feed on food waste from restaurants and trash in the streets no longer have these food sources available to rely on.

Initial Publication Date: 
06/15/2020 – 1:00am