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All Names

  • French
    • rat brun
    • rat surmulot
  • English
    • Norway Rat
    • Brown Rat
    • Water rat
  • Scientific Names
    • Rattus norvegicus
    • Rattus caraco
    • Rattus caspius
    • Rattus decimallus
  • Spanish
    • Rata gris
  • German
    • Wanderratte
  • Portuguese
    • Ratazana-castanha

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Recent observations

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What

Norway Rat Rattus norvegicus

Observer

jmaughn

Date

March 30, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

nicoolejnik

Date

March 25, 2015

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Norway Rat Rattus norvegicus

Observer

michaelcobballen

Date

March 28, 2015 10:26 AM EDT

Description

Found mama in a nest in an old trunk

Photos / Sounds

What

Norway rat Rattus norvegicus

Observer

victrapping

Date

March 27, 2015 10:05 AM NZDT

Description

Trap 6.
Tail: 20cm
Body: 22cm

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

tortuga_rapido

Date

March 22, 2015

Description

Dead rat on sidewalk adjacent to Harvard Ave.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Norway Rat Rattus norvegicus

Observer

victrapping

Date

March 23, 2015 03:22 PM NZDT

Description

Trap 9
Full body 49cm
Tail 22.5cm, body 24.5cm

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Norway Rat Rattus norvegicus

Observer

beatricemelone

Date

the past

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Brown Rat Rattus norvegicus

Observer

npollock66

Date

March 14, 2015

Description

Along subway tracks for the 1

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Norway Rat Rattus norvegicus

Observer

candler

Date

February 28, 2015

Description

Rat on rock in front of the blue duck, I've written about this encounter on my blog http://explorediscovernature.blogspot.co.nz/2015/03/beautiful-blue-ducks-at-blue-lake-but.html

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Brown Rat Rattus norvegicus

Observer

jonibaum

Date

March 7, 2015 03:51 PM EST

Description

Wandering around the park during daylight.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Norway Rat Rattus norvegicus

Observer

kylejones

Date

February 22, 2015 12:30 PM EST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Norway Rat Rattus norvegicus

Observer

evahedstrom

Date

February 16, 2015 10:46 AM CET

Description

Free running rat at the parking lot in full daylight. I got close, about 2 meters away.

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Description from Wikipedia

The brown rat, common rat, street rat, sewer rat, Hanover rat, Norway rat, brown Norway rat, Norwegian rat, wharf rat (Rattus norvegicus), or hood rat is one of the best known and most common rats.

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