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Ship rat, Rattus rattus, VT2314

Physical Description

8 rats, preserved wet in a cylindrical glass jar, approx 10L. Specimens are preserved whole without any mounting or special treatment. All specimens have horse hair wrapped around their tails, so that they are tied together.

Provenance

Found alive in 1930's in the shipping company shed of Keith Ramsey Ltd.

Field Collection

Found alive.

Measurements

Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 415 x 210 x 210mm

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