Brown Rat

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Brown Rat

 

(Rattus norvegiens), a mammal of the order Rodentia.

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Of 32 different kinds of traps that could be helpful in wildlife management, only cumbersome and relatively ineffective cage or box-type traps and common rat traps are generally allowed.
The brown rat is also the most common rat in Europe.
The three rodents that have spread across the world are the common rat, found all over Britain, the house mouse and the black rat or roof rat, which used to be the native species in Britain but is now almost extinct here.
According to Simon Murphy, of Principal Pest Control, the most common rat in the city is Rattus norvegicus, a big brown rodent species which originally hailed from Arabia.