Differences In Domestic Rodents

Health Hygiene & Sanitation

Lesson 19 : Rodent Control

Differences In Domestic Rodents

Rattus Rattus 1

  • Is a domestic animal whose area of movement is usually restricted.
  • Readily infests ships, and therefore its public health importance is considerable.
  • Is also a good climber and infestation generally occurs in the roofs of houses, though in some places it does burrow.

R. Norvegicus

  • Is a semidomestic animal which frequents sewers, drains as well as houses.
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