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  • Italian
    • Ratto delle chiaviche
    • Surmolotto
  • Hebrew
    • חולדה חומה
  • Catalan
    • Rata comuna
  • English
    • Norway Rat
    • Brown Rat
    • Water rat
  • Scientific Names
    • Rattus norvegicus
    • Rattus caraco
    • Rattus caspius
    • Rattus decimallus
  • French
    • rat surmulot
    • rat brun
  • Spanish
    • Rata gris
  • German
    • Wanderratte
  • Portuguese
    • Ratazana-castanha
  • Russian
    • Пасюк
    • Серая крыса

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Recent observations

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What

Norway Rat Rattus norvegicus

Observer

dhobern

Date

April 27, 2016 05:50 AM CEST

Description

Rattus norvegicus (Berkenhout, 1769), Søborg, Denmark, 27 April 2016

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What

Norway Rat Rattus norvegicus

Observer

fyn_kynd

Date

April 16, 2016

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What

Norway Rat Rattus norvegicus

Observer

natureinla

Date

April 21, 2016 01:00 AM PDT

Description

Observation and photo by @ekalakajones, sent via Instagram #natureinla

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What

Norway Rat Rattus norvegicus

Observer

naporamarro

Date

April 18, 2016 11:19 PM CEST

Description

Roadkill

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What

Norway Rat Rattus norvegicus

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rpayne

Date

April 16, 2016 08:06 AM EDT

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What

Norway Rat Rattus norvegicus

Observer

dhobern

Date

April 15, 2016 02:55 PM CEST

Description

Rattus norvegicus (Berkenhout, 1769), Brown Rat, Søborg, Denmark, 15 April 2016

Photos / Sounds

What

Norway Rat Rattus norvegicus

Observer

nanorca13

Date

April 12, 2016 07:10 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Norway Rat Rattus norvegicus

Observer

ingyl_13_mazatl

Date

April 1, 2016 08:04 AM CST

Place

tepatitlan (Google, OSM)

Description

estaba muerta en la calle

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What

Norway Rat Rattus norvegicus

Observer

emilianomori

Date

April 1, 2016

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What

Norway Rat Rattus norvegicus

Observer

carlacorazza

Date

April 2, 2016

Description

Investito nella notte fra 1 e 2 aprile 2016. Carcassa ancora visibile il 5 aprile 2016, ore 12.00.

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What

Norway Rat Rattus norvegicus

Observer

greglasley

Date

March 30, 2016

Description

Several rats were running in and out of the rocky levee. They never stopped and were always in a hurry, so I did not get any decent shots. They were large, rat size, not mouse size. Not a clue to species and perhaps not identifiable from these poor quality shots.

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What

Norway Rat Rattus norvegicus

Date

March 12, 2016

Place

trento (Google, OSM)
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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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