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Rat Attack

Season 36 Episode 3 | 52m 46s | Video has closed captioning.

Why do huge swarms of rats overrun a bamboo forest in India once every half-century?

Aired: 02/24/09

Expired: 12/15/15

Rating: TV-PG

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