August 22, 2010
Ranging in size from 6 to 8 inches in length, not including their tails, they have very poor vision and are color blind. They do have extremely strong senses of hearing, smell, touch and taste.
Roof rats are known for the damage they cause by chewing on materials and eating stored foods.
Roof rats secured their place in history by spreading the highly dangerous bubonic plague. They support many ectoparasites and urinate on food.
If you're concerned that you have rats in your home or place of business, give Dave a call at 1-800-400-6009.
Dave's Pest Control
Serving Central Massachusetts