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Litterers unwittingly feed super-rats

More than a third of people in the East of England have admitted that they are unwittingly feeding up the nations super-rat population. In new figures, almost 90% of litterers in the region owned up to ditching apples cores, orange peel and fruit stumps. While they were reluctant to own up dumping the burgers, chips and kebabs that are found on 25% of streets, the British Pest Control Association said that these leftovers are proving tasty treats for the rodent population. ...