brown rat

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THE brown rat is one of the most common types of the rodent.
Because of the small sample size used in this study, we cannot say for sure that the common brown rat is spreading B.
I'm particularly taken with this smart dark brown rat tan napkin holder for pounds 12.
Harvest Sun Press presents "The Matt The Rat Series", bilingual English/Spanish picturebooks featuring an exuberant young brown rat.
How to begin nailing a photographic oeuvre whose cast of characters ranges from Kate Moss (radiant in Alexander McQueen) to a brown rat (rapine in a gutter), whose still-life subjects flip from pink roses to a porky penis unleashed beside an airline breakfast, whose locations encompass antiwar demonstrations and tropical ponds?
The latest Rodent Report by the National Pest Technicians' Association claims brown rat populations have risen 24% in three years.
Unlike the brown rat, found in similar watery corners, the vole has a snub nose, tiny ears tucked away in his thick fur and a hairy tail rather than a thin, scaly version.
The Norway rat or brown rat (Rattus norvegicus) is a case in point.
As a result, the Star Ledger reported: "The Senate yesterday passed a bill that would expand the list of activities exempted from the [law] to include the killing or disposal of a Norway brown rat, black rat, and house mouse.
HTNV is associated with the striped field mouse (Apodemus agrarius), and SEOV is associated with the brown rat (Rattus norvegicus) and the black rat (Rattus rattus) (4,5).
Retired joiner Donald had gone to the park, which is loved by children who visit its aquarium, rabbit warren and brown rat colony, with his son to watch a game of bowls.
So when I got home there was one nasty brown rat in the garden and three cute desert rats in the house.
It is also an indigenous species which has been here for thousands of years, unlike the brown rat, which is an immigrant that arrived in the 18th century due to human agency.