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Native RatRattus lutreolus

Swamp Rat at Murrah, NSW

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Rattus lutreolus at Murrah, NSW - 3 Oct 2018
Rattus lutreolus at Murrah, NSW - 3 Oct 2018

Identification history

Native Rat Rattus lutreolus 17 Jan 2019 JackieMiles
Native Rat Rattus lutreolus 10 Oct 2018 MaxCampbell
Unidentified 10 Oct 2018 narelle

Author's notes

They are darker than an ordinary bush rat, a shorter tail and not as timid.. They didnt mind me watching them eat a mushroom.

1 comment

   10 Oct 2018
My ID suggestion based on its short tail, hindfeet dark brown above and out during the day.

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Location

Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • 3 Oct 2018 6:46 AM Recorded on
  • narelle Recorded by
  • Website Reported via
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