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Unidentified at suppressed - 21 Aug 2023
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Unidentified 27 Aug 2023 BenHarvey

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Dead animal, probably just a rat?


DonFletcher wrote:
   27 Aug 2023
Ben, did you put it in the fridge/freezer? It is definitely not just a Rattus rattus. Nor is it a swamp rat (R. lutreolus) or bush rat (R.fuscipes). My first thought was Toorrana (Mastacomys fuscus) but there is a suggestion of a bi-coloured tail (paler below) which indicates some species of Pseudomys, which have often been initially mistaken for juvenile Rattus rattus. A photo of the pads on the hind foot could help.
BenHarvey wrote:
   27 Aug 2023
Unfortunately not @DonFletcher I didn’t think to, nor did I have the capacity to. I

edit: This is probably as good as it gets unfortunately.

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