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Black Rat

Black Rat (Rattus Rattus)


  • The black rat is between 16-24cm in length, with a tail longer than the head and body.
  • It grows to a weight of 150-200g.
  • Black rats have a pointed nose, large ears and a slender body.

Life Cycle

  • Black rats produce 5-10 young per litter, and have between 3-6 litters a year.
  • The gestation period is about 3 weeks.
  • It only takes between 12-16 weeks from birth for them to reach sexual maturity.


  • They are incredibly agile and very good climbers.
  • Their preferred food is moist fruits. Black Rats will eat around 15g of food a day and drink 15ml.


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Our general pest treatment deals with the top SEVEN most common pests around your home in the one visit saving you time, money and keeping your environment safe.

These pests are spiders, cockroaches, silverfish, slaters, clothes moths, earwigs & millipedes.

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Canberra City

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Woden Valley


** Queanbeyan, Murrumbateman & NSW local areas.