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Here are a bunch a facts about Mice.
Mice Can squeeze through a dime size gap.
Mice whiskers are used to sense smooth and rough surfaces, temperature changes and breezes.
Mice see best in dim light. Their eyesight is weak, but their other senses are acute.
Mice can hear ultrasound , they can also produce ultrasound for communication between individuals.
Mice prefer to travel adjacent to walls and other edges.
Mice forage only for short distances from their nest, usually not more than 10 to 30 feet.
Mice explore their territory daily, showing no aversion to new objects (neophobia).
The average mouse consumes 3-4g per day, preferring cereal grains and seeds.
Mice may make 20 to 30 visits to different food sites each night taking as little as 0.15g at each site.
Mice produce 7 – 8 litters of 4 – 16 pups per year. They begin breeding at two months of age. (128 pups)
Mice use urine as markers to determine where they have been.

Mice can produce up to 80 droppings a day which are scattered everywhere rather than one place

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