War vs rats

05farmerrat1Farmer Delio Calibay digs the burrows made by rats at the rice paddy in Barangay Bangilan, Kabacan, North Cotabato in this photo taken on February 3, 2016. The local government has waged war against rats and has launched a rat tail-for-rice program where farmers get a sack of rice for every 500 rat tails they turn over. MindaNews photo by TOTO LOZANO