New York City will deploy rat birth control in attempt to curb breeding according to the New York Daily News. The drug known as ContraPest, makes female rats on able to ovulate. It’s non-toxic to humans and other species of rodents and animals that aren’t being targeted. Health officials say that two tail-bumping rats can produce up to 15,000 mice per year.
Last year, the city tried dropping dry ice into rat burrows in the city parks. Continue reading [HERE].