Rats have brownish fur on their back and grey fur underneath their bodies while others are either black or white. They are often 200 to 270 mm in body length and have a tail that can range from 150 to 200 mm long.
The black rat, also known as the common or house rat, occurs in a great many varieties and races, or subspecies, of which few are actually black, despite the common name. Believed to have come from Southeast Asia, this species spread...
Rats look like small furry creatures that can range from in size to smaller than a little kitten to the size of a small cat. They have pointed noses, obvious ears--think mickey and long tails. The fur is usually brownish gray in color and rather short.