The Louvre Gardens Are Teeming with Rats

July 30, 2014 2:56 PM

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The Louvre Gardens Are Teeming with Rats

The Louvre, one of the world’s leading cultural institutions, is known as the home of some of the greatest artistic achievements of human history. Now, to add to the museum’s attractions? Rats, who have been seen in unusually high numbers, disturbing picnicking museum-goers in the Louvre’s gardens, reports the Telegraph.

The proliferating rodents have garnered mixed reviews from visitors. While some recognize rats as a part of urban life, even citing Pixar’s Ratatouille, which uncovered the lives of Paris’s secret rodent colony while sharing the story of a rat who aspired to become an expert French chef, others are ...

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