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Rat infestation at Paris' Tuileries garden

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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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What's Killing Canadian Honeybees?

What's Killing Canadian Honeybees?

CBC (July 3, 2013) — Over the past decade, beekeepers, farmers and scientists have been tracking the collapse of honeybee colonies. Some scientists and insecticide companies suggest the bees are being overrun by an infestation of mites, while other observers say seeds coated with neonicotinoid insecticide -- or "neonics" -- are to blame.
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Huge Grasshopper Swarm So Dense It Shows Up On N.M. Radar

Huge Grasshopper Swarm So Dense It Shows Up On N.M. Radar

Newsy (June 3, 2014) — A massive infestation of grasshoppers showed up on weather radar after they got caught in wind gusts sending them 1,000 feet in the air. Video provided by Newsy
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Catching Giant Rats Can Earn South Africans Free Cell Phones

Catching Giant Rats Can Earn South Africans Free Cell Phones

Buzz60 (Nov. 1, 2012) — There's a giant rat problem in South Africa. It's so bad that the city of Alexandra is offering a bounty to anyone who brings in 60 or more of the varmints. The prize? A free cell phone. Even though some oppose the offer, as Patrick Jones explains, business is brisk.
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