Black rat (Rattus rattus) resting on stone slab next to food left by visitors, Karni Mata Temple (The Temple of Rats), a Hindu temple dedicated to the Hindu Goddess Karni Mata and famous for thousands of black rats that live and are revered in the temple. These holy rats are called kabbas, and many people travel great distances to pay their respects, Deshnoke, Bikaner, Rajasthan, India. August, 2018.