Rats have been vilified and associated with disease and filth but why have they been so successful in outsmarting our best efforts to combat them? Take an in-depth look at these clever creatures to reveal their supreme agility, remarkable adaptability, and shockingly witty minds. See how scientists are trying to put their intelligence to use in detecting landmines in Africa and sniffing out disease in humans.
Rat Genius airs on Tuesday November 2 at 7P et on Nat Geo Wild.
Video Preview: America’s capital is under assault – from the brown rat.