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10 Beautiful Cities With Disgusting Pest Infestation Problems





The city is the place where modernization begins, and trend-setting innovations are born. On its front face, you see the beauty of the concrete jungle. On the other side of the urban beauty, dark secrets lurk.

Most cities in the United States have pest control initiatives and waste management procedures. However, some towns fail in this category, and it is really gross. Here are ten cities in the United States where pests are rampant.

1. New Orleans

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Pests like cockroaches, rats, and mice are so common here that Brett Will Taylor, commentator and blogger, wrote an article entitled “Love Our City, Love Our Bugs.”

2. Washington D.C.

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The country’s capital is not as spotless as many people think as bedbugs plague the city!

3. New York City

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The Big Apple is one of the most rat-infested towns in the country.

4. Miami

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The Miami weather may be warm and loveable, but it is also the perfect weather for termites, cockroaches, and mosquitoes.

5. Phoenix

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Phoenix takes it on a whole new level as the most common pest here is the infamous scorpion.

6. Atlanta

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With the warm climate and plenty of swamps that became the perfect breeding grounds, Atlanta is home to the pesky mosquitoes.

7. Boston

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This city is so rat-infested that in 1917, the town had a competition for residents to bring the most number of rat carcasses. Gross.

8. Tampa

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While people are in love with this gulf-coast city, cockroaches, ticks, and fleas are equally in love with it, too.

9. Nashville

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The country’s music capital is also the home of many snakes and rats.

10. Houston

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The warm and humid climate in Houston is perfect for the proliferation of cockroaches, bedbugs, termites, and mosquitoes.

While these cities are some of the most beautiful urban landscapes in the United States, their pest infestation problems are truly disgusting.

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