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Fancy Rat - Rex

Fancy Rat - Rex


Other name:
 Rattus, Norway Rat

Scientific name: Rattus norvegicus

Country / Place of origin: Europe

History: Pet rats are descended from their wild cousins, the Brown / Norway Rat (Rattus norvegicus). Rats were prolific in England in the 1700s and were mentioned in American books in the 1920s. The Mouse and Rat Breeders Association was formed in 1978, while the American Fancy Rat and Mouse Association was established in 1983.

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Wonderful:
great personality, sweet hearts, adorable whiskers, curly hair, unique color, thick fur
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mammary tumors, smell, lifespans
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mycoplasm free strains
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4.7 (20)
VioletHunger
My freshman year of high school was a rough time for ...
Review by: VioletHunger (6) 6 days ago
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4.75
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kevin818
Freshman year of college, my roommates and I decided ...
Review by: kevin818 (6) updated July 21, 2014 23:09
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3.50
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Besitz
I received mine only because my brother's snake would...
Review by: Besitz (3) May 08, 2014 21:56
  • Currently 100
4.00
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gilliansochor
I acquired a rat named “Asthma” who was a Russian Blu...
Review by: gilliansochor (13) May 08, 2014 11:35
  • Currently 100
4.00
janettedraper
I have owned a variety of fancy rats over the years a...
Review by: janettedraper (16) April 10, 2014 13:29
  • Currently 100
3.75
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