Rat (Rattus sp.)
Marine Parade, 2nd July 2011

This photograph of a rather badly mangled rat carcass was shared by Liana Tang.

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This could be any of the following species of rat, which are commonly encountered in urban areas:

Oriental House Rat or Asian House Rat (Rattus tanezumi), formerly considered a subspecies of the Common House Rat or Black Rat (Rattus rattus)

Brown Rat or Norway Rat (Rattus norvegicus)

Polynesian Rat (Rattus exulans)

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