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Rats! New Color-Coded Map Points Out Rat Hot Spots in New York City
August 16, 2023, 10:42.06 am ET


Image: NYC Health Dept

It is no surprise that rats have the upper hand in New York City, but now you can see just how widespread it is with a new color-coded map from the NYC Health Department laying out just how serious the problem is. Pink sections (which include all of Central Park) show current rat activity while green areas show areas that passed inspection.

Click here to see the Rat Map. Click here for Rat Mitigation Zones showing high levels of infestation.