Norway rat

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Norway rat:

see ratrat,
name applied to various stout-bodied rodents, usually having a pointed muzzle, long slender tail, and dexterous forepaws. It refers particularly to the two species of house rat, Rattus norvegicus, the brown, or Norway, rat and R.
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In this sense, the Norway rat is the most abundant mammal in cities, with a lifespan of around 1-3 years.
Our paper outlines the Norway rat eradication from a small island (Isola delle Femmine, Southern Italy) in the Mediterranean basin from the project outline to the main eradication campaign in 2008-2009, follow-up and post-hoc monitoring.
Characteristics of the built environment and the presence of the Norway rat in New York City: Results from a neighborhood rat surveillance program, 2008-2010.
The patient owned and operated an in-home rattery, or rat-breeding facility, with approximately 100 Norway rats, primarily bred as pets.
Reproductive activity revealed that the males were recorded reproductively active throughout the year while more than 50% specimens of females were recorded inactive throughout the year; yet lactating and pregnant females, and scars in the oviduct were recorded throughout the year indicating that Norway rat reproduces the year around in the urban environment of Rawalpindi, Pakistan.
We have also identified 4 nucleotide differences as compared to the hdac6 sequence in the Norway rat (XM_228753.8) available at NCBI.
Effect of glutathione depletion on Leydig cell steroidogenesis in young and old brown Norway rats. Endocrinology.
Further, while their skills in horticulture enabled the Mandan to develop vast stores of corn, tobacco, beans, and pumpkins for trade and personal consumption, the introduction of the Norway rat up the Missouri River, around 1825, consumed vast amounts of corn in their underground storage caches.
"I have seen an increase in rattus norvegicus, know as the Norway rat or brown rat.
To help homeowners identify infestations, the team at Family Pest Control is explaining the clear differences between the two most common rat breeds - the Norway rat and the roof rat.
Similarly, the role of Norway rat (Rattus norvegicus) as vector of C.