Neighborhood Rattus

It's not just New York rats that keep to their uptown and downtown stomping grounds, the Washington Post reports. Researchers have now also examined the genetic makeup of rats in New Orleans, Vancouver, and Salvador in Brazil to find clusters of rats in those cities as well.

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