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Hydromys chrysogaster (Water-rat)

Mus musculus (House Mouse)

Rattus fuscipes (Bush Rat)

Rattus fuscipes Tail length slightly less than head body length
Rattus fuscipes Found dead in Brogo pass
Rattus fuscipes Max Campbell, Brogo
Rattus fuscipes
Rattus fuscipes
Rattus fuscipes

Rattus lutreolus (Swamp Rat)

Rattus lutreolus Ears small
Rattus lutreolus Tail length about two thirds head and body length.
Rattus lutreolus Max Campbell, Cuttagee
Rattus lutreolus
Rattus lutreolus
Rattus lutreolus

Rattus rattus (Black Rat)

Rattus rattus Trapped hanging around house, Brogo
Rattus rattus Jackie Miles, Brogo
Rattus rattus Tail markedly longer than body unlike native rats
Rattus rattus
Rattus rattus
Rattus rattus


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