A roof rat removed from a Las Vegas home.

ROOF RATS

Physical Characteristics of Las Vegas Roof Rats

  • Measures 7”- 9” in length
  • Colors are solid and range from white to gray
  • Pointy noise, hairless ears and tail with black scales

 

Roof Rat Behavior

  • Hunt for food sources after sunset
  • Will avoid any new object placed in their environment for several days
  • Prefers warm climates

 

Las Vegas Food Sources

  • Omnivorous preferring fruit, nuts and vegetation.

 

Rat Life Cycle

  • One litter can contain up to 8 offspring
  • Females can produce up to 5 litters in a year
  • Lifespan is up to 1 year

 

Related Roof Rat Information and Warnings

  • Droppings and urine can cause allergies, asthma as well as other medical conditions

 

Roof Rats in Las Vegas can spread many diseases and cause extensive property damage. To avoid a complete infestation, Call Fischer’s Pest Control at (702) 348-9278 today.