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Are rats getting bigger?

18 April 2014 Last updated at 07:00 BST

Rats have been munching on our takeaways and rubbish and now there are reports the rodents are getting bigger and being seen more often in our towns and cities.

There are an estimated 10.5 million rats in the UK and it's thought that the recent wet weather has forced them into urban areas where they've been feasting on all our scraps.

According to recent reports from one Southampton rat catcher, how we get rid of our waste is allowing these rats to get bigger.

Nel's been to find out more...