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Friday, 27 June 2014 05:00

UK residents are experiencing an invasion of giant rats developed an immunity to poisons. Rodents have developed a mutation by which, for their poison is harmless. Scientists have conducted research in 17 areas of the UK and in each of them discovered mutant rats. Thus, South Gloucestershire immunity to poisons has about half the rats, and in Southampton - 75%, reports The Daily Mail. Since baiting rats same poisons used since the 1950's, even those rodents who have no immunity, have learned to avoid them, recognizing the taste and smell. In addition, rats first try food, and after making sure that it is harmless, start meal. Currently wrestlers rodent calling on the EU to approve new potent poison to cope with the onslaught of rats, but experts fear that it will suffer from the birds and animals. "If new, more toxic poisons are not resolved, the rats have physically destroyed," - said Professor University of Huddersfield Dougie Clark. According to him, this method will cost the country more expensive. Nevertheless, the rapid spread of the rat is a serious danger, as they are carriers of dangerous diseases to humans. For example, rats can be infected with leptospirosis, which threatens the development of renal failure and gastric. Scientists estimate that the rat population in the UK since April 2013, increased by 50% and may increase by another two times by the end of 2014. If the predictions come true, the number of rodents will be 160 million, reports The Daily star. From giant rodent suffers not only the UK: rat the size of a cat were also found in Sweden and Ireland. Researchers fear that a mutation in rats leads to the fact that in the future they will rise at least to the size of capybaras - the largest rodent in the world, weighing about 60 kilograms, VIDEO:


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