New evidence suggests rats across large swathes of Britain have now genetically evolved to withstand commonly-available poisons. The research found that some towns had rats that were 100% resistant to over-the-counter poisons.
ITV has captured the first images of a live super rat. Coping with the poison-resistant rodent has raised some difficult questions.
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?