http://www.bbc.com/earth/story/20160407-the-worlds-largest-rats-are-the-size-of-small-dogs

Apr 8, 2016 ... Forget those silly photos of "huge" rats from playgrounds in the UK. ... The best known species are the brown rat (Rattus norvegicus) and the ... is the mountain giant Sunda rat (Sundamys infraluteus), described as a large, ...

https://www.victorpest.com/articles/largest-rodents-in-the-world-sizes-of-common-rodents

A few select species are big enough and aggressive enough to scare away cats. ... grow to be as large as the world's biggest rodent, the capybara of South America, ... Resembling a giant rat, the typical nutria grows anywhere from 28 to 42 ...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rat

Rats are various medium-sized, long-tailed rodents. Species of rats are found throughout the order Rodentia, but stereotypical rats are found in the genus Rattus ...

https://www.automatictrap.com/pages/rats

Stories of rats attaining sizes as big as cats are exaggerations, ... Some other common names for this species include house rat, black rat, and roof rat.

https://www.disktrend.com/pets-guide/bizarre-animals/top-10-biggest-rats-species-world/

And, if your dread of the small rats is not enough, what could be your reaction when you meet the top 10 biggest rat species that ever walked on the face of the  ...

https://listverse.com/2014/04/28/10-terrifyingly-huge-rodents/

Apr 28, 2014 ... A giant brown rat recently fell victim to an industrial-sized snap trap in a Swedish suburban kitchen. ... The capybara is the largest living rodent. .... The giant rat expedition uncovered the remains of 13 rodent species, 11 of ...

https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2017/09/new-giant-rat-species-solomon-islands-vangunu/

Sep 27, 2017 ... Feral cats and even other invasive rat species may also be preying on or competing with the Vangunu giant rat, notes Whitmore. (Read how ...

https://animals.mom.me/biggest-rat-world-2092.html

While the bodies of these rats average about 8 inches in length, far more size diversity exists in the wild, where some species of rat and rat-like rodents reach the ...

https://www.domyown.com/all-about-rats-a-764.html

Learn all about rat species, including the many different types of rats, rat anatomy , rat facts, rat history, ... Large ears on the Roof rat; Small ears on the Norway rat.

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/speaking-of-science/wp/2017/09/27/good-news-scientists-have-discovered-a-new-species-of-giant-rat/

Sep 27, 2017 ... In the isolated Solomon Islands, mothers and fathers have been known to sing to their children of apocryphal rats. In one rhyme, Kamare and ...