When Rats Inherit the Earth

If humans were to go extinct, what would the planet look like? Jan Zalasiewicz, a paleobiologist at the University of Leicester, says the creatures most likely to take our place are rats. Biologist Ken Aplin and neurobiologist Peggy Mason help imagine a future rat society. 

Music Credits

The Theatrical Poster for Poltergeist III (Chris Zabriskie) / CC BY 4.0
I Am Running Down the Long Hallway of Viewmont Elementary (Chris Zabriskie) / CC BY 4.0