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Nilla Wafer the Rat

Nilla Wafer

Nilla Wafer was bred as a feeder rat for snakes, but she will now live out her full life at Alveus.

She is an ambassador for how rodenticide use and outdoor cats affect all levels of wildlife.


Domestic Rat

Rattus norvegicus f. domestica (Mammals)

Conservation Status

IUCN: Least Concern

Native To

Worldwide (Domesticated)

Date of Birth




Arrived at Alveus

December 2022


Nutrition House

Learn more about Nilla Wafer on Animal Quest

Animal Quest Ep. 17: Rat Edition

Nilla Wafer's Highlights

Target Training With The Rats

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