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Rattus

Rattus

The rats, a genus of rodents, family muridae. Rattus rattus, the black r., is the species most commonly responsible for transmitting plague to man by means of its flea, xenopsylla cheopis; it is smaller and darker in colour than the Norwegian, sewer, or brown rat (Rattus norvegicus) and has longer ears and tail.

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Name game

Rattus rattus. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rat

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by Draco
Thu Jan 03, 2008 1:53 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Name game
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Rats

Yes, Rattus norvegicus is oftenly made as a pet or as a scinetific subject. It has a wild population that exist normaly in many parts of the world nowday since it has been intorduced in many part via ships and transports. This ...

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by Beetle
Fri Mar 02, 2007 10:45 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Rats
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Rats

... they are the same. They have the same genome and chromosome numbers so if you do DNA samples they match each other. there are 67 species in Genus Rattus in world. So if yu send a photo of those that you are mentioning here I can help you, even I have fobia from Rats.

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by arian
Fri Mar 02, 2007 8:05 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Rats
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Rats

Do you know maybe if the name-Rattus norvegicus is the same for a wild rats and those who we keep at home? :?

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by Sysia_sf
Thu Mar 01, 2007 7:37 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Rats
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Humans, Apes, Birds, and Intimidation

... are very intelligent and can actually use a tool in order to get food- though they have a fairly small brain. And let's not forget the grey rat(Rattus norvegicus). this animal has a medium brain, and does not posses circumvolutions, and is also very smart. And what about social intelligence? ...

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by MrMistery
Tue Jan 09, 2007 10:35 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Humans, Apes, Birds, and Intimidation
Replies: 13
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