Barbed wire and the highest security precautions did not frighten them: in Australia The rats paralyzed the prison. The prison administration in the state of New South Wales announced that rodents had bitten through the ceiling panels and cables of the maximum security prison in Wellington.
Now up to 420 inmates and 200 prison staff are due to be transferred to other facilities by the end of this month. According to a statementGuardianStay on site to help with the repair work. According to the head of the prison authorities, a visit to the prison is currently not possible due to the rats.
Australia is currently suffering from severe mouse plague. This is the latest in a series of arguments that have caused severe damage to the country’s agriculture. Website “MouseAlertMonths has been collecting incidents of rats causing damage to farms for months. There are hundreds of inputs in the east of Australia.
After years of heat, catastrophic bushfires occurred in late 2019 and early 2020. Later, heavy rains led to flooding.