Black Rat (Rattus rattus) (image) FECYT - Spanish Foundation for Science and Technology Share Print E-Mail Caption This is a black rat (Rattus rattus) on the Mediterranean islands. Credit Lise Ruffino /SINC. Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.