Brad Douglas Photography | Mammals | Rattus lutreolus velutinus
Taken 7-Jan-16
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Category:Animals
Subcategory:Mammals
Subcategory Detail:
Keywords:Australia, Australian Swamp Rat, Rattus lutreolus velutinus, Wildlife, rodent
Photo Info

Dimensions2944 x 4416
Original file size2.83 MB
Image typeJPEG
Color spacesRGB
Date taken7-Jan-16 17:03
Date modified24-Jan-16 22:37
Shooting Conditions

Camera makeCanon
Camera modelCanon EOS 5D Mark III
Focal length428 mm
Max lens aperturef/6.2
Exposure1/400 at f/9
FlashNot fired, compulsory mode
Exposure bias0 EV
Exposure modeAuto
Exposure prog.Shutter priority
ISO speedISO 4000
Metering modeSpot
Rattus lutreolus velutinus

Rattus lutreolus velutinus

Rattus lutreolus velutinus (Australian Swamp Rat)
IUCN Status: Least Concern
Sigh. Thanks goodness for that no one other than Mark will know I completely misidentified this. Originally I had this individual as Hydromys chrysogaster (Water Rat). I’m not exactly sure how I managed to be so wrong because all it takes is a quick google image search of each (here and here) and you can see they aren’t that similar.