So-called 'super rats' are invading whole areas across the UK according to new research. The study shows that a new mutant strain of rodents are becoming immune to legally available rat poisons.
The problem is becoming worse day by day, as the rats continue to eat the bait without being affected. The interviewee is Dr Colin Prescott, Director of the Vertebrate Pests Unit, University of Reading.
New evidence has shown rats across Britain have now genetically evolved to withstand poison, so what are councils doing to stop it?
Evidence has now shown that rats across large swathes of Britain have now evolved to withstand poison, but can they survive in your town?