Superstorm Rats

February 22, 2013 - 3:30 AM
FILE- In this July 7, 2000 file photo, rats swarm around a bag of garbage near a dumpster at the Baruch Houses in New York. Various New York City neighborhoods have been complaining about an onslaught of rats in the wake of Superstorm Sandy. The New York City Council is considering a proposal to create an emergency rat mitigation program for storm-impacted neighborhoods. But some experts aren’t so sure that Sandy’s supposed rat surge is for real. (AP Photo/Robert Mecea, File)