"City Rats Are Loyal To Their Neighborhoods" Birds have a sense of 'home' too. I remember seeing a sparrow park her two just fledged offspring on the same NZ flax stalk each day while she went foraging for food for them. That particular flax stalk was treated as a nursery or piece of outdoor furniture. And animals notice the slightest change in the environment. They are much more alert, in this sense, than humans so I guess they would be far more affected by such changes.
A landmark tavern that hosted George Washington, Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr has been temporarily closed by the New York City Health Department. Violations cited at Fraunces (FRAHN’-sehz) Tavern, in the Wall Street area, include evidence of rats, flies and improper sewage... - #Closed, #Depart, #Health, #Historic, #NYC, #Tavern, #Temporarily, #TopStories