Norway Rats are nocturnal in nature and typically line their nests with cloth, shredded paper, and other types of fibrous material. The diseases they can carry and transmit are the plague, murine typhus, leptospirosis, lyme disease, and other tick-borne diseases
Norway Rats will eat anything but tend to prefer fresh foods such as wholesome grains, nuts, meats, and fish, and a few types of fruit.
Norway Rats on the property or within a building can lead to the transmission of several diseases mentioned above.
Because Norway rats can produce several offspring per year it is vital to be pro-active with your pest control maintenance. Eliminate sources of moisture in crawl spaces and basements, keep firewood away from structures, and properly seal all food. Call a professional pest control company to provide the right prevention and control methods for your property.
Gnaw marks on doors, wooden walls, and holes in the bags of pet food is an indication you may have an infestation.
Their shaggy, course fur is darkish brown to black. Their underside is a bit paler in colors such as gray to white..
They have four legs.
The adults head and body length is approximately 7 to 9.5 inches. The length of their scaly tail is 6 to 8 inches. Their weight is approximately 200 to 500 grams.
Their bodies are long and heavy with a blunt muzzle.
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