Rakali – water rat

Tim Storer

The Rakali, or water rat, occupies a unique niche within south-west systems, being the only amphibious or semiaquatic species in the region (feeding largely underwater, but living on land). It has partially webbed hind legs and waterproof fur – more akin to platypus or otters in lifestyle than the land rats which they have previously been confused with. It also … Read More