Open daily, 10am–5pm, Free

419 Great King Street Dunedin, New Zealand

From Monday 27 November – Friday 1 December, the Tūhura Science Centre and Tropical Forest will be closed for maintenance. 
We strive to produce the best experience 
for our visitors and this will allow us to make our Science Centre better for years to come.

Ship rat, Rattus rattus, VT333

Physical Description

Study skin of a rat mounted flat on a cardboard mounting plate.

Field Collection


Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 2 x 100 x 300mm
Weight: 106g
Length: 356mm
Length (Tail): 209mm
Length (Ear): 21mm
Length (Foot cu): 35.5mm
Length (Foot su): 33mm
Length (Head+body): 144mm



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