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A Ghost Ship With Cannibal Rats? A Story Too Grim To Be True

Jan 25, 2014 (Weekend Edition Saturday) — Newspapers from the U.K. to the U.S. were reporting a sensational story this week about an abandoned cruise ship drifting across the Atlantic with a crew of cannibal rats aboard. It sounded too outrageous to be true, so we dug into the story and smelled, well, a rat.

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