Norway rats (Rattus norvegicus) are stocky burrowing rodents that were unintentionally introduced into North America by settlers who arrived on ships from Europe. Also called brown rats or sewer rats, these destructive pests are found in and around towns and farms throughout Missouri. This guide provides information on how to recognize and manage a rat infestation.
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