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black rat

n.
A common rat (Rattus rattus) found worldwide, especially in populated areas, having a black or dark brown coat.

black rat

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Jump Ship Rat Gallery, Greenland Street, Liverpool, 8 pm.
Myriam Tahir, owner of Jump Ship Rat, who is supporting Khanh's work, said: ``Law and order's loss is the art world's gain.
The piece de la resistance in his show at Jump Ship Rat is an extraordinary shrine.
But when the Liverpool art gallery Jump Ship Rat decided to celebrate its first birthday, they wanted more.
EVEN men have been invited to let their hair down and party at the glittering launch of the first-ever Wild Woman Festival which blasts off at Liverpool's latest arts venue Jump Ship Rat on Friday with a private view of paintings by Clare Campbell.
THEATRE Exhibit X Jump Ship Rat Gallery Parr Street, Liverpool
MORE than a dozen artists from around the region are exhibiting at Jump Ship Rat in Liverpool's Parr Street.
JUMP Ship Rat, Liverpool's avant-garde art gallery, may close next month.
THE new gallery in Parr Street, Jump Ship Rat, is transformed to provide a backdrop for four international artists.
The risk is that VAT may have the same impact on UAE businesses that ship rats had on the bird populations of the Pacific Islands," he added.
He describes different natural history specimens he worked with, and the history, people, and science underlying them, such as a population of ship rats decimating the wildlife of an island and then collapsing; birds leaving their young to be raised by other birds; frogs and lizards living in trees and flying; and solving animal mysteries presented by police, biosecurity agencies, government departments, and the public.
His first collection of short stories appeared in 1981, and his best-known novels include Cairo Swan Song , shortlisted for the inaugural International Prize for Arabic Fiction, Downtown Belongings, and Ship Rats.