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Chicago has been called the "Rattiest City in America" for nearly 10 years running. Join Emily Graslie and her friend and musician Rob Scallon on a journey to the oldest pest control and management company in the United States. Rose Pest Solutions' Marketing Director, Janelle Iaccino (aka The Rat Lady of Chicago), teaches us more about how professionals are managing these animals across the city.

Stay tuned for part 2 where Rob and I visit the Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum in Chicago to dissect and prepare our rats for their eternal lives in the museum collection.

Creator, Writer, Camera: Emily Graslie
Camera: Jake Jarvi
Editor: Carolyn Yao
Graphics, Production Consultant: Sheheryar Ahsan
Guest, Consulting Editor: Rob Scallon @robscallon

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Special Thanks:
Janelle, Jesse (our rat mascot) and everyone else at Rose Pest Solutions 🐀

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