Image: Common Water-rat

Common Water-rat

A Common Water Rat, Hydromys chrysogaster, is pictured sitting on a tree branch partly submerged into water. Its dark-brown fur is visibly wet and its tail is submerged into the water beneath.

Photographer:
R Jenkins
Rights:
© Australian Museum

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Tags water rat, rodent, muridae, rodentia, mammal, placental, eutherian,