Mouse vs. Rat

Mouse vs. Rat

Mice and rats are similar in description but are different genetically. Rats tend to be considerably larger than mice. Rats are known for transmitting human diseases, whereas mice are more benign and are even kept as pets. Both have high rates of reproduction and are omnivores. In certain cultures, both mice and rats are eaten by humans.

A mouse is a small rodent with a pointed snout, an elongated body, and long, hairless tail. There are many different species of mice that live in various habitats all over the world. They usually build nests and are social animals. Mice are often seen as good pets because they require minimal care and can live in a contained habitat.

A rat is a rodent with a pointed snout, an elongated body, and long, hairless tail. There are many different species of rat that live in various habitats all over the world. They are able to burrow deeply in the ground. There are some people who keep rats as pets, but they are not popular pets.

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