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Native Rats

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Hydromys chrysogaster (Water-rat)

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


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