Black Rat
Profile
Ellura
Painted Dragon
Juvenile Whole
 
                      
Black Rat (Rattus rattus)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Chordates (Chordata) - Mammals (Mammalia)     iNaturalist Observation
Order: Rodents (Rodentia)
Family: Murid (Muridae)
Species: Black Rat (Rattus rattus)
This Photo:     🔍Tail🔎

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
~150mm long.
It seems their tail is diagnostic.
We are amazed we get such large, introduced animals out here in near desert Australia.

Copyright © 2021 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 04-Aug-2021
This species is classed as If (Foreign Introduction)