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Will Superstorm Sandy Create "Super Rats" in NYC?

Millions of people being without transportation may have made the biggest headlines after Hurricane Sandy flooded subway stations all over Manhattan earlier this week. There's also the issue of an approximate 28 million rats that once called the subway system their home. What happened to them, you ask? Good question.

Apparently while normal flooding drives rats out of tunnels onto the streets, experts say that in the case of Sandy, water

rushed into the stations so fast that the rodents likely either didn't have time to escape or got stuck beneath the grates. That's the good news.

However, the ones who did escape may pose a "bigger and badder" problem...

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