There are three rodents identified as vectors in the District, found below.
Also known as Barn Rat, Brown Rat, Common Rat, Gray Rat, Sewer Rat, Water Rat, Wharf Rat.
Also known as Black Rat, Fruit Rat, Grey-Bellied Rat, House Rat, Ship Rat, White-Bellied Rat.
Mice have poor vision, but a keen sense of smell, taste, hearing and touch. They have adapted well to human-centric environments, and often make their nests specifically in range of human dwellings.