褐家鼠 Norway Rat (Rattus norvegicus)
Not sure if it is dead already or drugged.
relatively short tail indicates Norway; east lane inside track, left in place; gone 24 Aug except for spot on road
Dead. In state of decay.
Spotted in my yard, I think it may be living in the compost pile.
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.