Rat Island

Eighteen Alaskan scientists are on a mission to exterminate an enormous population of Norway rats that have overtaken Rat Island, a tiny island at the end of the Aleutian chain.

The rats, who will soon face $3 million worth of tiny toxic pebbles, jumped off a shipwrecked Japanese ship sometime in the 18th century and have been breeding like coeds ever since.

This post was created by a user and has not been vetted or endorsed by BuzzFeed's editorial staff. BuzzFeed Community is a place where anyone can post awesome lists and creations. Learn more or post your buzz!

 
  Your Reaction?
  REACT WITH GIF
 

    Starting soon, you'll only be able to post a comment on BuzzFeed using a Facebook account or via our app. If you have questions or thoughts, email us here.

    Hot Buzz

    Every Crazy Thing That Has Happened Since Convicted Drug Runner Schapelle Corby Left Bali

    29 Years After Teenager Mark Haines Died, His Family Will Not Go Quietly As It Searches...

    Now Buzzing