The rat-like Bramble Cay melomys has not been spotted in its habitat, which is a sandy island in far northern Australia since a decade
The incident which caused panic among people resulted in social media outrage.
The police made the claim after several cans of liquor went missing from a police station malkhana (stores).
Situated along the Indo-Bhutan border, about 90 km from Guwahati, a lot of people throng the market, especially to buy rat meat.
A nine-day-old baby died after being bitten by rats in the ICU of a government-run hospital in Bihars Darbhanga district, the family said on Tuesday.
He adopted a dog from his friend as he found it quite chubby and adorable. A few days later, he realised that his 'dog' does not show any traits like one.
It was Datar Singh a farmer from Ratlam district in Madhya Pradesh who saw the rat with a plant growing on its body.
The hospital authorities have denied the incident, alleging that the ‘fictitious’ complaint was made at the ‘behest of a doctor’ and was a ‘conspiracy’ to malign the hospital
Twitterati slammed the responsible authorities for lack of interest in things which affect the common man.