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Rat Prints

Young rat name: kitten, nestling, pinkie, pup, calf

Female rat: doe, cow

Male rat: buck, bull

A group of rats is called: colony, horde, mischief, pack, plague,swarm

Rat classification: murine

Rat class: Mammal

Rats are various medium sized, long-tailed rodents of the superfamily Muroidea. True rats are members of the genus Rattus, the most important of which to humans are the black rat, Rattus rattus, and the brown rat, Rattus norvegicus. Many members of other rodent genera and families are also called rats and share many characteristics with true rats.

Rats are typically distinguished from mice by their size; rats are generally large muroid rodents, while mice are generally small muroid rodents. The muroid family is very large and complex, and the common terms rat and mouse are not taxonomically specific. Generally, when someone discovers a large muroid, its common name includes the term rat, while if it is small, the name includes the term mouse - scientifically, the terms are not confined to members of the Rattus and Mus genera. Compare the taxonomic classification of the Pack rat and Cotton mouse.

The best-known rat species are the Black Rat (Rattus rattus) and the Brown Rat (Rattus norvegicus). The group is generally known as the Old World rats or true rats, and originated in Asia. Rats are bigger than most Old World mice, which are their relatives, but seldom weigh over 500 grams (1 lb) in the wild.

The term at is also used in the names of other small mammals which are not true rats. Examples include the North American pack rats, a number of species loosely called kangaroo rats, and others. Rats such as the Bandicoot rat (Bandicota bengalensis) are murine rodents related to true rats, but are not members of the genus Rattus. Male rats are called bucks, females are called does, and infants are called kittens or pups. A group of rats is either referred to as a pack, or a mischief.

In Western countries, many people keep domesticated rats as pets. These are of the species R. norvegicus, which originated in the grasslands of China and spread to Europe and eventually, in 1775, to the New World. Pet rats are Brown Rats descended from those bred for research, and are often called fancy rats

but are the same species as the common city sewer rat. Domesticated rats tend to be both more docile than their wild ancestors and more disease prone

presumably due to inbreeding.

The common species are opportunistic survivors and often live with and near humans. The Black Plague is traditionally believed to have been caused by the micro-organism Yersinia pestis, carried by the Tropical Rat Flea (Xenopsylla cheopis) which preyed on R. rattus living in European cities of the day; these rats were victims of the plague themselves.


Rat Trivia

What do you call a baby rat?
Answer: A baby rat is called a kitten, nestling, pinkie, pup, calf.

What do you call a female rat?
Answer: A female rat is called a doe, cow.

What do you call a male rat?
Answer: A male rat is called a buck, bull.

What do you call a group of rats?
Answer: A group of rats are called a colony, horde, mischief, pack, plague,swarm.

Question: What is the scientific classification of a rat?
Answer: A rat has the scientific classification of murine.

Question: What class is a rat in?
Answer: A rat is in the mammal class.





two cute and curious brown rats ...
two cute and curious brown rats ...
 
 
 
rat isolated on white background
rat isolated on white background
 
 
 
rat and mouse collection  ...
rat and mouse collection ...
 
 
 
gray rat on the lake of waste...
gray rat on the lake of waste...
 
 
 
cute brown rat various poses...
cute brown rat various poses...
 
 
 
rat isolated on white background
rat isolated on white background
 
 
 
grey rat in the clover
grey rat in the clover
 
 
 
wild rat
wild rat
 
 
 
funny rat  isolated on white...
funny rat isolated on white...
 
 
 
cute pet rat
cute pet rat
 
 
 
the black silhouette of a rat...
the black silhouette of a rat...
 
 
 
rat icon red target   vector...
rat icon red target vector...
 
 
 
rat
rat
 
 
 
selective focus view of a group ...
selective focus view of a group ...
 
 
 
mouse  rat vector. rat isolated ...
mouse rat vector. rat isolated ...