An average adult house mouse weighs between 17 and 25 grams, or .03 to .05 pounds. They are about 169 millimeters or a little over 6.5 inches in length.Continue Reading
Mice have short hair and large, hairless ears that are generally brown. Mice usually have a yellow colored flank, black or grey under fur, and may be speckled. They have long tails with a brown-black tip, and the tail is paler on the underside. The tips of their toes are generally white.
While mice can be found throughout the United States, they are not native. They likely came over on boats and settled in seaports with early immigrants.Learn more about Rodents
To clean mouse droppings, first spray the droppings or urine with a disinfectant, and then pick up any droppings or wipe up any urine with paper towels. Dispose of the waste in the garbage, and clean and disinfect the whole area.Full Answer >
Albino mice are one of the two white-colored varieties of the domesticated house mouse, Mus musculus, explains Wikipedia. The albino color in mice is more commonly known as pink-eyed white, which differentiates it from nonalbino black-eyed white mice. The pink-eyed white mouse is often used in laboratories as a test animal, although it is also commonly kept as a pet.Full Answer >
A baby mouse is called a mouse pup or a pinky. The term pup is more commonly used. The term pinky is typically used to refer to baby mice that are sold as feed for pet reptiles.Full Answer >
A house mouse that is a pet has an average life span of about two years. There have been mutant and calorie-restricted mice in captivity that have lived for up to five years.Full Answer >