Definition of house rat in English:
Another term for black rat.
- Sometimes predated nests were found with holes in the bottom part of the nest, which is typical for predation by house rats, Rattus rattus.
- Unlike house rats, these field rats exercise a lot and have strong muscles.
- As well as the beautiful scenery, the group had the chance to see dugongs, a cassowary and her stripy chicks, native rats - certainly larger than your average house rat - and wild pigs with their piglets.
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