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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.

Norway rat, Rattus norvegicus, VT378

Physical Description

Study skin of a rat mounted flat on a cardboard mounting plate. Some areas of skin missing from the back of the head close to the ears and from proximal region of the tail.

Field Collection


Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 3 x 90 x 360mm
Length: 385mm
Length (Tail): 176mm
Length (Ear): 18mm
Length (Foot cu): 38mm
Length (Foot su): 36mm



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