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Common Rat Species in Canada

Paolo Bossio
Publication date:
September 24, 2018
Article Summary: 

This blog discusses common rat species in Canada and their physical characteristics and habits. It describes four species of rats that are commonly found in Canada: the Norway rat, roof rat, house mouse, and deer mouse. The blog highlights that Norway rats are larger and more aggressive than other rats, while roof rats are smaller, more agile, and tend to be found at higher elevations. House mice are small, have a pointed nose, and can squeeze through small holes, while deer mice are found in rural areas and can transmit diseases. Overall, the blog provides an overview of the different rat species found in Canada, their physical characteristics, and potential risks associated with them.


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Paolo Bossio
Common Rat Species in Canada
September 24, 2018
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