These corpses, as well as the food scraps that littered the trenches, attracted rats. One pair of rats can produce 880 offspring in a year and so the trenches were soon swarming with them. Robert Graves remarked in his book, Goodbye to All That : "Rats came up from the canal, fed on the plentiful corpses, and multiplied exceedingly.
Sep 05, 2020 · Pepper, peppermint, tarragon, garlic, various essential oils, castor oil, diatomaceous earth, and putrescent egg solids are considered to be the so-called contact plant origin repellents operate through the first and the second mechanisms.
Active and healthy aging is a prerequisite for improving quality of life as people age, and evidence is establishing a relationship between diet and brain health. This work studied the effect of a diet based on foods rich in antioxidants, especially polyphenols, in rats, three days a week for 20 months starting at 14 months.
Jan 05, 2020 · Rats are omnivores, and that means they can eat both meat and plant life such as vegetables, fruits and salads. In general rats need to eat around 6 times per day in order to fulfill their dietary needs and if a rat doesn’t eat for more than 6 hours they will have an empty stomach and effectively start starving.