The LA Times reported today that d-Con rat traps has agreed to discontinue a line of traps containing poison that has made its way into young children, wildlife, and pets.
Last month we brought you the story of how P-22, the resident mountain lion mascot in LA's Griffith Park, was treated for a severe case of mange brought about by the ingestion of rat poison. New camera trap photos show he's recovering well.
The mountain lion mascot of Los Angeles, Griffith Park's P-22, is sick. And it's all our fault.
New York City is littered with filthy rats and it's not unreasonable to want to kill 'em all with poison. Too bad it's going to be a lot harder to do that because sellers of the best rat poison—61 times more powerful than normal—have been arrested in a sting operation.