Norway rat


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Norway rat

n.

Norway rat

see brown rat.
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Almost 25 years back, the Norway rat had a very restricted distribution in Pakistan; was mostly found in the Karachi city and few other coastal areas and the Lahore railway station (Roberts, 1997).
Bubonic plague is more closely associated with roof rats (Rattus rattus) than it is with Norway rats.
In the present work, juvenile age (post day 30) Norway rats (Rattus norvegicus) were chronically exposed to low level concentrations (1.
The Brown Norway rat has long been one of the primary models employed in biomedical, toxicological, and pharmaceutical research.
However, they reported only 10 species of mammals in these two areas (Table 1): Virginia opossum, masked and short-tailed shrews, gray and Franklin's ground squirrels, deer and white-footed mice, meadow vole, house mouse and Norway rat.
The two most common rodents homeowners might find in their attics, basements and pantries are the house mouse and Norway rat.
A large Norway rat shot out from underneath the nearest bale and ran to the back wall.
Think of Aedes aegypti as the Norway rat of mosquitoes; it has evolved to live in close quarters with humans, and the trash that humans create.
Key Words: Commensal rodents Rattus rattus Rattus norvegicus Mus musculus Norway rat.
The Norway rat (Rattus norvegicus) is a pervasive urban rodent that can carry a variety of pathogens transmissible to humans, bring stress to residents of infested neighborhoods, damage property, and cause financial loss (1-4).