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Anonymous asked in Arts & HumanitiesPhilosophy · 3 months ago

Why are there so many rats in Chicago and New York?

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  • 3 months ago
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    Cities near water often attract rats

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  • 2 months ago

    Most major cities are actually at slightly lower sea level than the surrounding land. This difference is too small to be noticeable by humans, but smaller animals (such as rodents) are able to feel it. They expend less energy moving downhill towards the cities than traveling in other directions, so over time there is a gradual buildup in rat population. Other animals that are sensitive to slight changes in incline and react similarly include raccoons and pigeons.

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  • 2 months ago

    Because the living conditions must suit them admirably.

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  • 2 months ago

    Because of the sewer systems, garbage piles, nasty people (regardless if they're homeless or not) and dirty/nasty homes/apartments. 

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  • Ann
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    2 months ago

    Are you talking about two-legged or four-legged ones?

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  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    Rats multiply where there is an abundance of food, water and shelter. Every big seaport city has 50 trillion rats.  You think places like Shanghai, Los Angeles or London have no rat problems ?

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  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    Because democrats refuse to march into the ocean.

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  • 2 months ago

    There are rats EVERYWHERE. If you think you won't find them in barns and silos and such - you're nuts.

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  • Chris
    Lv 7
    3 months ago

    Rats vote reliably Democrat, so they are welcomed with open arms.

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  • 3 months ago

    They like it there. they elect one luni mayor after another. …..O sorry you mean actual rodents...……..same gos. 

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