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10:36 UK time, Wednesday, 11 March 2009

"I'm not scared of them and they're not scared of me but the womenfolk don't like them at all" - 84-year-old farmer Richard Greenwood on the rat invasion facing Flamborough in Yorkshire.

Residents report seeing a brown carpet of the rodents on the roads in the village, and some are said to be said to be too frightened to leave their houses because of the plague. One theory for the cause of the problem is that an attempt by a local farmer to encourage the growth of wildlife on his land might have been rather too successful.
More details (Daily Mail)

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