Pest Identification: Norway Rat



Norway Rat Image

Actual Size:

7 inches.

Characteristics:

The Norway rat is brown with a blunt nose and relatively small ears. Droppings are ¾”, capsule shaped with blunt ends.

Habits:

  • Norway rats are most active at night.
  • They typically nest in burrows or pre-existing holes outdoors
  • They gain access through quarter-sized holes, and beneath exterior doors.