The best-known rat species are the black rat (Rattus rattus) and the brown rat (Rattus norvegicus). This group, generally known as the Old World rats or true rats, originated in Asia. Rats are bigger than most Old World mice, which are their relatives, but seldom weigh over 500 grams (17 1⁄2 oz) in the wild.
Male rats are called bucks;A group of rats is referred to as a mischief.
The common species are opportunistic survivors and often live with and near humans; therefore, they are known as commensals. They may cause substantial food losses, especially in developing countries.
What We do at City Pest Control Services to deal with Rats and Mice.
After the Technician has checked to see what type of rodent we are dealing with and the area surrounding the pest.
A decision will be made on how to remove the rodent from the premises. The main way is to use a commercial grade poison that will, in time , exterminate the pest . There are other ways , including catching in a cage, Glue boards and snap traps . However our expert technician will speak to you and advise of the best approach.