Who would have thought a rat could be a threat to a bird? Though rats are known to eat just about everything, birds seems like a weird food choice even for rats, however rats like to eat Alaskan seabirds. A pregnant rat with eight pups could eat 50,000 birds in half a year.

 

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Dutch Harbor rats (unwittingly) help save Pribilof seabirds from their kind

Biologists and tribal officials in the Bering Sea off the west coast of Alaska are working to protect one of the world’s greatest gatherings of seabirds. With a little unwilling help from wharf rats in Alaska’s Dutch Harbor, the nation’s busiest …Dutch HarborRats (Unwillingly) Help Save Pribilof Seabirds From Their KindKUCBall 2 news articles »

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