Gardens Next To Louvre Overrun With Rats Instead of Tourists
Rats are a problem in the gardens outside of the Louvre, despite the use of pesticides.By Christine Slusser | July 30, 2014
The Louvre is a must-see tourist attraction for those visiting Paris, but there's a very unwelcome visitor in the gardens outside of it: rats. Cue the horror film music. (Via Getty Images)
"Experts estimate that in Paris there are approximately two rats for every Parisian. And in the Tuileries gardens next to the Louvre, the furry vermin have become so used to humans, they don't even hide." (Via France 24)
So, that's a lot of rats. How did they all get there?