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Rodent Control Problems After TEOTWAWKI

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Rats

I have always been under the impression that after a major disaster that involved large scale loss of life and building damage there would be an immediate increase in rodent problems.  In fact, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention the opposite accrues immediately after the disaster for the short term.

Rodents that survive a disaster often move to new areas.  It takes time for rodents to regroup, reorganize their social behavior, become familiar with their new environment, find safe haven, locate food and water, and memorize their movements. Colony building and reproduction will begin only when their new ecosystem has stabilized.  …

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