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In a glass-enclosed display, this rat, Rattus norvegicus, is of the same specie as the wild brown rat, except for the fact that his differing colorations are due to selective breeding, giving him a more appealing appearance, as well as a homey disposition towards pet owners.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Eric Grafman
Creation Date:2013
Photo Credit:Eric Grafman
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