We trapped 98 Norway rats
, 84 in the sewage system and 14 in parks, during the winter of 2016-17 in a rodent surveillance and control program in Barcelona (permission no.
The eradication of the Norway rat
at Isola delle Femmine (Sicily, Southern Italy) has been successful, as no rats have been observed anymore after the summer of 2008.
Seoul virus, a type of hantavirus, is carried by Norway rats
. Humans become infected through contact with virus shed in rat urine or droppings, or inhalation of virus particles in dust from contaminated bedding.
The Norway rat
(Rattus norvegicus) is one of the most important commonensal pest rodent species in various types of the indoor environments of the world (Aplin et al., 2003; Pocock et al., 2004; Cavia et al., 2009).
It also highlights strain specific difference in the sequence of hdac6 of Holtzman rat as compared to Norway rat
, identifying 4 SNPs.
Prevalence of Capillaria hepatica in Norway rats
(Rattus norvegicus) in Croatia.
Other species include West Nile virus, honeybee tracheal mite, Norway rat
, common St.
Named for the pet rat in the Harry Potter books, this brown Norway rat
made a habit of hanging off my bird feeder a while back, which was unsettling enough.
Segment-specific morphological changes in aging brown Norway rat
Effects of Prenatal Exposure to Perfluorooctanes on Open Field Tests in the Norway Rat
* The Norway rat
is an exotic species, so please do not release any into the wild (Chapter Two explains why).
Most rodents prefer fields to human habitats, but the opposite is true of three species uniquely adapted to living around humans: the house mouse, the roof rat and the Norway rat
. The better you know these troublemakers, the easier it will be to bring them under control.