https://www.resteasypestcontrol.com/new-york-subway-rats-getting-bigger/

Feb 6, 2019 ... New York creates a thriving environment for rats. With sewer pipes, subways and food on almost every corner, rats have all they need to ...

https://www.washingtonian.com/2018/07/03/are-cat-sized-rats-taking-over-dc/

Jul 3, 2018 ... While typical rats in DC weigh about one pound, there are other rat breeds that can get much bigger. Sometimes exotic breeds are imported as ...

https://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/ny-metro-nycha-rat-campaign-falters-20181019-story.html

Oct 21, 2018 ... NYC public housing tenants endure rat invasion as NYCHA's anti-vermin campaign falls behind.

https://www.smithsonianmag.com/videos/category/science/new-york-city-street-rats/

New York City Street Rats. Rats thrive in New York City due to an ample food supply coming in the form of garbage left on the streets (2:47) ...

https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/2620990/monster-rat-19-inches-bigger-than-cat-found/

Jan 15, 2017 ... Terry said rats have definitely been getting bigger in recent years ... At 19 inches long, the rat Terry caught is bigger than many cats.

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/new-york-city-biggest-rat-matthew-combs_n_56e6c7a4e4b0b25c91826a94

Mar 14, 2016 ... The average adult rat in the study weighed about a half-pound, Combs told Atlas Obscura. For the research, dogs captured the bigger ones ...

https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2018/09/cats-vs-rats-new-york/571414/

Sep 28, 2018 ... “Once rats get above a certain size, rats ignore cats and cats ignore them,” says Gregory Glass, a professor at the University of Florida who has ...

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2551024/Rats-one-day-bigger-COWS-Super-size-rodents-evolve-larger-mammals-extinct-claims-scientist.html

Feb 3, 2014 ... Rats could one day be bigger than COWS: Super-size rodents will ... 'If ecospace was sufficiently empty, then they could get larger still,' he said ...

http://www.aaanimalcontrol.com/Professional-Trapper/ratnewyorkbigger.html

New York City rats are getting bigger. Need wildlife removal in your town? Now serving over 500 US locations - updated for 2018. New York City is known for ...

https://www.quora.com/Why-Are-New-York-rats-so-big

Some of these rats have been feasting for weeks before they get here ... New York rats are bigger than rats in other cities because they feed off ...