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Newsy (Jan. 24, 2014) A cruise ship abandoned in 2013 may or may not be headed toward the British coastline with a hull full of cannibal rats.
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'Rat Girl' Breeds, Unleashes Rats Across San Francisco

'Rat Girl' Breeds, Unleashes Rats Across San Francisco

Newsy (June 1, 2014) San Francisco's animal control says 43-year-old Erica J.'s habit of breeding rats is a serious public health hazard. Video provided by Newsy
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Scientists Able To Erase, Restore Memories In Rats

Scientists Able To Erase, Restore Memories In Rats

Newsy (June 2, 2014) Using a technique that allows lab rats' brains to be controlled using light, researchers confirmed a longstanding theory of how memories form. Video provided by Newsy
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Rat Infestation at Paris' Tuileries Garden

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AFP (July 29, 2014) An infestation of rats is causing concern among tourists at Paris' most famous park -- the Tuileries garden next to the Louvre Museum. Duration: 00:54 Video provided by AFP
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