Nonnatives - Black Rat

Black Rat - Rattus rattus

Florida's Nonnative Wildlife. Species detail.

Black rats were widely distributed in Florida by the 1800s. This species is not dependent on man and can live in more natural environments than the Norway rat.

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Adult male black bears in Florida normally weigh between 250 and 400 pounds, with adult females normally weighing between 125 and 250 pounds.

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