Are NYC’s Giant Rats Multiplying?

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The discovery of an extra-large rodent (most likely a Gambian pouched rat) in Brooklyn's Marcy Houses was momentarily alarming, but a big pitchfork took care of it. Get worried again, though, because a similar creature was reportedly discovered in the Bronx, possibly indicating that they're procreating and spreading. (Fingers crossed it's fake.) "SON THEY FOUND MASTER SPLINTER AT A FOOTLOCKER IN THE BX ... THIS SHIT WILD," tweeted an alarmed citizen yesterday. Basically, yes.

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