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Jack Black (rat catcher) - Jack Black was rat-catcher and mole destroyer by appointment to Her Majesty Queen Victoria during the 1860s.
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Rats are mammals somewhat bigger than their relatives the mice, but seldom weighing over 300 grams.
Well-known species of rat are the Brown Rat, Rattus norvegicus; the Black Rat, Rattus rattus; the Rice Rat, Rattus argentiventer, and the Indian Mole Rat, Bandicota bengalensis.
Rats might eat each other in stressful environments or when the number of rats in a space is very high, but cannibalism to prevent diseases from spreading is normal, where dead rats are eaten before they start spreading diseases.
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 Jack Black (rat catcher) Information
Jack Black was rat-catcher and mole destroyer by appointment to Her Majesty Queen Victoria during the 1860s.
Black cut a striking figure in his self-made "uniform" of scarlet topcoat, waistcoat, and breeches, with a huge leather belt inset with cast-iron rats.
The modern Rat Fancy was revived in 1976 with the formation of the National Fancy Rat Society, and the fancy spread around the world.
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 Rats Black Rat Black Rat Rattus rattus Scientific classification...
Rats are mammals mammals somewhat bigger than their relatives the mice mice, but seldom weighing over 300 grams.
Well-known species of rat are the Brown Rat Brown Rat, "Rattus norvegicus"; the Black Rat Black Rat, "Rattus rattus"; the Rice Rat Rice Rat, "Rattus argentiventer".
Like mice mice, rats (especially albino albino "Rattus norvegicus Rattus norvegicus") are frequently subjects of medical, psychological and other biological experiments due to their rapid growth to sexual maturity and because rats are easily kept and bred in captivity.
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Black Rat - The Black Rat (Rattus rattus, also known as the Asian Black Rat, Ship Rat, Roof Rat or House Rat) is a common long-tailed rodent of the genus Rattus (Old World rodents) and the subfamily murinae (Murine rodents).
Jack Black (rat catcher) - Jack Black was rat-catcher and mole destroyer by appointment to Her Majesty Queen Victoria during the 1860s.
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 Rat-baiting at AllExperts
However, rat baiting was not enforced and ratting competitions came to the forefront as a gambling sport.
Rats that were thought still to be alive were laid out on the table in a circle before the referee.
The ratting dogs were typically Terrier breeds, which included, but were not limited to, the Bull and Terrier, Bull Terrier, Fox Terrier, Jack Russell Terrier, Rat Terrier, Manchester Terrier and Staffordshire Bull Terrier.
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Out of their success, the occupation of rat-catcher was born and England's royal rat catcher, Jack Black, is credited as the originator of the first domesticated rat.
There is much prejudice against rats because in many parts of the world wild rats remain a major pest and are responsible for the transmission of diseases and consuming large portions of the world's food harvest.
However, rats are crucial to scientific research and have made many contributions to human health by serving as a model organism.
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Rat-baiting is a bloodsport involving the baiting of rats in a pit.
The successful rat killer seizes the rat between head and shoulder, which prevents the rat from biting and kills the rat immediately with a sharp bite.
The ratting dogs were typically Terrier breeds, which included, but not limited too, the Bull and Terrier, Bull Terrier, Fox Terrier, Jack Russell Terrier, Rat Terrier, Manchester Terrier and Staffordshire Bull Terrier.
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Jack Black was rat catcher and 0 mole destroyer by appointment 2 to Her Majesty 5 Queen Victoria during 1 the 1860s.
Black 3 cut a striking figure 9 in his self-made "uniform" 8 of scarlet topcoat, waistcoat 9 and breeches, with a 7 huge leather belt inset 2 with cast-iron rats.
The 6 modern Rat Fancy was 8 revived in 1976 1 with the formation 6 of the National Fancy 7 Rat Society, and 9 the fancy spread around 5 the world.
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The new rats were referred to as the 'Hanoverian rat' in honor of German George I, an extremely unpopular monarch.
Jack Black, in his capacity as rat catcher, and provider of animals for the pits, was able to amass a collection of exotically colored rats, including the rare albino, or pink-eyed white.
The first domestic strain of rats 'officially' introduced to the United States is believed to have been the famous albino Wistar rats, brought over from England at the end of the 19th century for research purposes at the Philadelphia Wistar Institute.
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Rats wear them down by continuously gnawing on everything around them, including cement, brick, wood, lead pipes, and other small animals.
Many people travel far to pay respect to the rats, which are believed to be reincarnations of Karni Mata and her clansmen.
Rats don't have gallbladders or tonsils, but they do have belly buttons.
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 AFRMA - The History of Fancy Rats
It was because of this organization that the rat fancy was born.
Rats were not used much for studying genetics; however, being small, easy to house, inexpensive to maintain, and quick to reproduce, they became favorites for other types of research.
Rats today are more popular than they have ever been, and we can look forward to this trend continuing into the future.
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 Rat Fan Club
Many rat lovers will defend their pets to the end: “the rats didn’t do it!” Although it is true that the main culprit was the rat flea, it is important to note that rats carried the flea.
In Japan, rats are a sign of wealth, and at the new year, rice cakes are set out for the rats.
Rats first began to be bred in captivity in the 1800’s, for a sport called “ratting.” Dogs were put in pits filled with rats and trained to kill as many as possible.
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 Rat History
Rat catchers were hired to stop the epidemic.
If the rat catcher found unsually colored rats, they would sell them for display instead of for the rat pits where terriers would go after them and customers would bet on how long the terriers catching them would take.
Queen Victoria's "main rat catcher," Jack Black is said to have bred a large number of pied rats and selling them in pairs all over Europe.
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The first rat fanciers were the very people hired to kill them in Victorian England.
The queen's own rat catcher, Jack Black, started collecting some of the strangely colored ones and found them to be friendly and even trainable.
A rat doesn't need to be walked, they don't have to have vaccinations, and will soon bond with its owners, rarely running off since they are smart enough to know who their food source is. They can learn tricks, recognize family members and are good with very young children.
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 Jack Black (rat catcher) - Free net encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
For other people with the name Jack Black, see Jack Black (disambiguation).
It was in this way that domesticated—or fancy—rats were established, though the fancy proper did not begin until Mary Douglas asked for permission from the National Mouse Club to bring her pet rats to an exhibition at the Aylesbury Town Show on October 24, 1901.
The original Rat Fancy lasted until 1931, as part of the National Mouse and Rat Club.
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 20 Things You Didn’t Know About Rats » BlogIsEverything.com - Blog that speaks everything
The brown rat (Rattus norvegicus), also known as the Norway rat, and its more acrobatic Asian cousin, the fl rat (Rattus rattus), enjoy a nearly worldwide distribution, thanks to their skill at stowing away on ships.
In the mid-19th century, Jack Black, the rat catcher for Queen Victoria, found several color variations of the brown rat and domesticated those he caught.
Rats are known to transmit several potentially fatal diseases to humans, including viral hemorrhagic fever, plague, Weil’s disease, and Q fever.
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 How a rat can make a good pet -DAWN - International; July 31, 2002
The very word “rat” can send shivers down the spine, loaded as it is with connotations of death, decay and disease.
The brown rat gets off relatively lightly compared with Rattus rattus, its fl rat cousin who is held responsible for the Black Death.
Fancy rats are tame and mollycoddled versions of the same brown rats you don’t want to find in your kitchen.
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 January Rat Care Book Review
Mays explores rat history from the arrival of the brown rat in Britain the same year as King George I to the breeding experiments of Jack Black, Rat Catcher and Mole Destroyer to Her Majesty, Queen Victoria.
And then he goes on to outline the history of the rat fancy from Miss Mary Douglas' becoming "Mother of the Rat Fancy" in the early 1900's to its later renaissance in the mid-1970's, which we are still experiencing.
The section on rat ailments is not quite as thorough as the other rat care chapters, but is a good overview of what to watch out for and what to expect from your vet.
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