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Bronx Man Purchases Rat Island For $160,000

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 12.03.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- Alex Schibli, a 71-year old man from the Bronx, is now the proud owner of Rat Island. As far as private islands go, New York City's Rat...

This Week in Animals: Bat Love Songs, Celebrity Pets, Lobster Power And More!

Huffington Post | Barbara Fenig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

HuffPost Green posted some informative animal stories this week, which we hope that you enjoyed. Flip through our slideshow for a refresher and don't ...

Rats Cleared From Alaska's Rat Island

McClatchy | Erika Bolstad | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

After two centuries of an epic infestation, Alaska's Rat Island finally may merit a name change. The island, part of a national wildlife refuge in the...