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.

Norway rat, Rattus norvegicus, VT382

Physical Description

Study skin of a rat mounted flat on a cardboard mounting plate. Some areas of skin missing from the chest and abdomen areas.

Field Collection


Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 3 x 100 x 380mm
Length: 402mm
Length (Tail): 189mm
Length (Ear): 17mm
Length (Foot cu): 42mm
Length (Foot su): 39mm



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