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

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Recent observations

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Norway Rat Rattus norvegicus

Observer

kylejones

Date

February 22, 2015 12:30 PM EST

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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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Norway Rat (Rattus norvegicus) Rattus norvegicus

Date

January 23, 2015

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Norway Rat (Rattus norvegicus) Rattus norvegicus

Date

January 23, 2015 08:00 PM CET

Description

It was definitely dead.

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Brown Rat Rattus norvegicus

Observer

mothvet

Date

January 28, 2015

Description

x raticator trap

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Brown rat Rattus norvegicus

Date

September 15, 2005

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Norway Rat Rattus norvegicus

Observer

annikaml

Date

April 7, 2012 09:33 AM CDT

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gabri00

Date

December 18, 2014

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norway rat Rattus norvegicus

Observer

erikamitchell

Date

May 13, 2012 12:15 PM EDT

Description

This brown rat (Rattus norvegicus) is enjoying a meal of seeds.

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Norway Rat Rattus norvegicus

Observer

duarte

Date

November 15, 2014

Description

Dead. Second photo with my foot for scale.

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Rata gris Rattus norvegicus

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joanroma

Date

November 9, 2014

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Norway Rat Rattus norvegicus

Observer

jon_sullivan

Date

August 1, 2013 06:03 AM NZST

Description

Caught in trap in ceiling cavity of house.

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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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