Friday, September 30, 2016

Fact of the Day: American Rats

Like Caucasians born in America, many rat species we commonly know of are not indigenous to the Americas. They first arrived here on ships from Europe.  

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  1. Guess they wanted to see a new land indeed

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  2. Lots of interesting and not so great things were brought over.
    Rats should have stayed at home though, that's my thought.
    Have a great Friday!!

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  3. You always post such interesting things!

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  4. I guess the ever-popular Norwegian brown rat came from...Norway?

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  5. Rats arrived in Australia in the same way.
    Filthy bloody creatures.
    Colin

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  6. Very nice fact. This photo is very cute. Have a great weekend ! :)

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