|Elegant Louvre Garden in Paris infested with rats|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
PARIS — Rats are on the rampage in the elegant garden of the Louvre Museum, so bold they romp on the grass in broad daylight, defying death threats from sanitation workers and scaring tourists.
The hot weather in Paris has brought many picnicking visitors to the garden, whose garbage is a feast for the rats. And they’re getting help from animal lovers who dig up poison and feed them water.
Maybe it’s the “Ratatouille” effect, with the beloved French rat Remy from Disney’s computer animated film helping real-life rats win Parisian hearts.
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