Beyond the BookRat Facts
- 26% of all electric cable breaks and 18% of all phone cable disruptions are caused by rats.
- 25% of all fires of unknown origin are rat-caused.
- Rats destroy an estimated 1/3 of the worlds food supply each year.
- The rat has been called the world's most destructive mammalother than man.
- Male and female rats may have sex twenty times a day. A female can produce up to twelve litters of twenty rats a year: one pair of rats has the potential for 15,000 descendants in a year.
- Of the estimated 25-35 million animals used in research experiments in the USA every year, about 95% are birds or rodents.
- Rats cannot vomit. ...