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Is ship full of rats headed your way?
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The Lyubov Orlova was built in 1976 as an arctic cruise ship for elite Russian travelers

In 2012, the abandoned ship was accidentally lost at sea and believed to be infested with cannibal rats

Recently, media publications have warned that the ship might actually strike the coast of Ireland or the UK

CNN  — 

It’s the stuff of movies. Bad movies. But movies.

The kind you watch when it’s a Friday night, you’re feeling lazy, and, oh look! A bucket of hummus!

That kind of movie.

A ship. Lost at sea. Abandoned by all humans. Floating untethered into the fog. Infested with hundreds of cannibal rats. Slowly and perilously drifting toward shore.

But, you see, this isn’t a movie. This is really happening.