Ship Rat

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Ship rat hind foot track.

Ship rat hind feet have five toes with non-retractable claws. The three central toes of the hind feet are in a line and the two edge toes are set slightly back. Hind feet have around five pads. The image shows toes and bumps on the feet that show up in footprints.

Drawing: based on a drawing from Lawrence, M. J., and Brown, R. W. (1973). Mammals of Britain: Their Tracks, Trails and Signs