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  Rat - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The best-known rat species are the Black Rat Rattus rattus and the Brown Rat R.
rattus living in European cities of the day; it is notable that these rats were victims of the plague themselves.
The genus Rattus is a member of the giant subfamily Murinae.
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 rat - Article and Reference from OnPedia.com
Descendants of Norwegian rats bred for research, these animals are often called "fancy rats", "coloured rats" or "colour rats." Domesticated rats tend to be both more docile than their wild ancestors and more disease prone, presumably due to inbreeding.
There are over 50 species of rats, the most well-known of which are the Brown Rat, Rattus norvegicus; the Black Rat, Rattus rattus; and the Polynesian Rat, Rattus exulans.
Like mice, rats (especially albino 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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 Rat - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
A rat is a small nearly omnivorous rodent of the genus Rattus which comprises 56 different species of what is commonly known as the Old World Rats or true rats who originated in Asia.
There are 56 species of Old World Rat, the most well-known of which are Norvegicus; the Black Rat, Rattus rattus, also known as the Asian Brown Rat, the Brown Rat, the Ship Rat and the Roof Rat; and the Polynesian Rat, Rattus exulans.
The Black Plague is believed to have been caused by the micro-organism Yersinia Pestis, carried by the rat flea Xenopsilia Cheopis which preyed on Rattus Rattus living in European cities of the day; it is noteable that these Roof Rats were not carriers, but were also victims themselves.
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 Rat - Facts, Information, and Encyclopedia Reference article
The most well-known species are the Black Rat Rattus rattus, and the Brown Rat Rattus norvegicus.
These are of the species Rattus norvegicus, which originated in the grasslands of China and spread to Europe and eventually, in 1775, to the New World.
The Black Plague is traditionally believed to have been caused by the micro-organism Yersinia pestis, carried by the rat flea Xenopsilia cheopis which preyed on Rattus rattus living in European cities of the day; it is notable that these rats were also victims themselves.
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 Rat - the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Descendants of Norwegian ratsbred for research, these animals are often called "fancy rats", "coloured rats"or "colour rats." Domesticated rats tend to be both more docile than their wild ancestors and more disease prone, presumably dueto inbreeding.
There are over 50 species of rats, the most well-known of which are the BrownRat, Rattus norvegicus; the Black Rat, Rattus rattus; and thePolynesian Rat, Rattus exulans.
These three common species often live with and near humans, share their food andspread disease.
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 Rat - Free net encyclopedia
The most well-known rat species are the Black Rat Rattus rattus and the Brown Rat Rattus norvegicus.
Pet rats are Brown Rats descended from those bred for research, and may be called "fancy rats." But they are still the same species as the common city "sewer" rat.
The Black Plague is traditionally believed to have been caused by the micro-organism Yersinia pestis, carried by the rat flea Xenopsylla cheopis which preyed on Rattus rattus living in European cities of the day; it is notable that these rats were also victims themselves.
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 Rat   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Taxobox-end A rat is a small omnivorous rodent of the genus Rattus.
Like mouse, rats (especially albino 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.
By contrast, mice are stereotyped as cute and bourgeoisie.
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 Rat   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Bandicoot rat Bandicota bengalensis are murine rodents related to the true rats, but are not members of the genus Rattus.
Xenopsilia cheopis which preyed on Rattus rattus living in European cities of the day; it is notable that these rats were also victims themselves.
These rats are usually referred to as "lab rats" (a term which has become synonymous with any person or animal used in any type of experiment [scientific or non-scientific]).
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 UK Rattery info   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Pet rats are descendants of Brown Rats bred for research, and may be called " fancy rats ".
By contrast, mice are stereotyped as cute and bourgeois.
A subgeneric breakdown of the species has been proposed, but does not include all species.
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 Pack rat   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Dangle their youngsters correctly dairy scratch on burrus rattus.
Aging rat kafkas fable is pack rat weeks.
Description of pack rat rattus annandalei rattus is pack rat disarming to affords a pack rat.
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