The Brown Rat in Oxfordshire

The Brown Rat in Oxfordshire

The brown rat in Oxfordshire is quite common.
Brown rat
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Scientific classificationedit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Clade: Tetrapodomorpha
Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia
Family: Muridae
Genus: Rattus
Species: R. norvegicus
Binomial name
Rattus norvegicus

(Berkenhout, 1769)
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Brown rat range[dubious ]

The brown rat (Rattus norvegicus), also known as the common ratstreet ratsewer ratHanover ratNorway ratNorwegian ratParisian ratwater rat or wharf rat, is one of the best known and most common rats.


Comparison of the physique of a black rat(Rattus rattus) with a brown rat (Rattus norvegicus).

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