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Entropion in Patchwork Rats

Lakeisha Wall's pictureBy Lakeisha Wall
April 1st, 2013:

Most of you have probably seen the Patchwork rats before. They're definitely an interesting variety, known for being "so ugly that they're cute" (depending on who you talk to!). The patchwork gene has not been fully understood as of yet, but is generally known to be a modifier of the Double Rex gene. Here is a description of the Patchwork variety, taken from the AusRFS QLD Rat Standards: