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Mice have pointed snouts, small rounded ears, a body length scaly tail and a high breeding rate. The best known mouse species is the common house mouse it is also a popular pet. Mice breed year round, they are intelligent creatures with complex levels of communication, which is both vocal, often beyond the auditory range of humans, and odorous. Mice typically grow from 1 to 7 inches (2.54 to 18 centimeters) in length and weigh between 0.5 and 1 ounce (.23 to .028 kilograms).



The Roof Rat is black or brown, can be over 40 cm long, with a long tail, large ears and eyes, and a pointed nose. Body is small and sleek with smooth fur.They make nests inside and under buildings or in piles of rubbish or wood. They prefer to line in high places, but live in a variety of environments. They prefer to consume fruits and nuts, although roof rats are omnivorous and will feed on almost anything available to them. Roof rats are also hoarders, stashing supplies of food such as seed and nuts.



The Norway Rat s a stocky burrowing rodent, the adult Norway rats weigh an average of 1 pound (454 g). Their fur is coarse and usually brownish or reddish gray above and whitish gray on the belly. Blackish individuals occur in some locations.



Squirrels & Gray Squirrels These squirrels are generally small animals, ranging in size from 7 - 10 cm in length and up to just 18 g in weight. They typically have slender bodies with bushy tails and large eyes. Most squirrels live in urban situations where the risk of predators is low. They hoard food in numerous small caches for later recovery.

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