History of the Rodent Fancy

History of the Rodent Fancy

The history of rodents living with humans is long and convoluted, beginning with an involuntary relationship on the part of mankind. When we ceased to be primarily hunters and gatherers, shifting to a more agrarian existence, rats and mice happily moved into grain...
What are Rats?

What are Rats?

Rats are the most intelligent of all the rodents, although squirrels run them a close second. In the wild, there are two species of rats: Rattus rattus, the roof rat, and Rattus norvegicus, the Norway rat. The two species cannot interbreed, but are still closely...