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Black rat

Black Rat  Rattus rattus

Introduced rats prey upon native birds and can cause considerable damage around buildings and gardens. Rat problems near dwellings can be minimized by tightly securing garbage and by avoiding the placement of meat products in compost piles.

Photo by Non-Native Species.org

2016-12-13T10:36:04+00:00