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Brown Rat

Brown Rat (Rattus Norvegicus)


  • The brown rat is up to 40 cm in length, with a tail shorter than the head and body.
  • It grows to a weight of 350-500g.
  • It has a blunt nose, small ears and a thicker body (when compared with the black rat or Rattus rattus).

Life Cycle

  • Brown rats have 7-8 young per litter, and between 3-6 litters a year.
  • The gestation period is about 3 weeks.
  • It only takes 10-12 weeks from birth to reach sexual maturity.


  • Preferred food is cereals, although they are omnivorous.
  • They will eat around 30g of food a day and drink 60ml.


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