Species Rattus norvegicus (Berkenhout, 1769) (Brown rat)

Biological classification:
  • kingdom: Animalia
  • - phylum: Chordata
  • -- class: Mammalia
  • --- order: Rodentia
  • ---- family: Muridae
  • ----- species: Rattus norvegicus
Characteristics:omnivore; length: 40cm, tail-length: 19cm; greyish-brown back, underside white to grey, naked ears, associated with human dwellings
Countries:
NA
Namibia
ZA
South Africa
Ecoregions:

AT0116
KwaZulu-Cape coastal forest mosaic
AT1202
Lowland fynbos and renosterveld
AT1203
Montane fynbos and renosterveld
AT1315
Namib desert
Links:
References:Stuart and Stuart 2007: 126
Source: http://media.eol.org/data_objects/26871701
Creator: Hans-Jörg Hellwig
Permission: Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License
Comments: German: 1=Eine sich an einem Bachlauf aufhaltende Wanderratte.
Source: http://media.eol.org/data_objects/25203644
Date: 2013-03-25
Creator: inaturalist
Permission: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License
Comments: Some Norway Rats on the breakwater at Salter's Grove. They are attracted to cat food left out for the resident feral cats.
Source: wikimedia
Permission: Public Domain

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