The common rat is brownish grey in colour with grey belly fur. It is between 20 and 27cm in length with a tail length of between 16.5 and 20.5cm, has a large and thickset build, a blunt nose, short, thick, opaque, finely haired ears, and grey feet. The droppings tend to be 'banana' or 'sausage' shaped.

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Last updated: ‎04‎/‎07‎/‎2023‎ ‎15‎:‎55‎