Puffin with sandeels
Removing rats from Lundy has benefited a whole range of seabirds that breed there, but especially the species from which it gets its name.
Brown rat (captive)
When all you’ve seen is a flash of brown fur, it can be hard to know whether it was ‘Ratty’ or the rat. Though the two species tend to live in different habitats, there are areas where they overlap, potentially leading to cases of mistaken identity. So how do you tell them apart? 
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