What do mouse droppings look like?


Quick Answer

Mouse droppings are usually black in color, pointed on the ends and slightly thicker in the middle. While there can be a variance in size due to the size of the mouse, for the most part the droppings resemble a piece of dark rice.

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Fresh mouse droppings are usually darker in color than older ones, and they can be found in concentrated amounts near bedding and nesting areas. Droppings that are a bit bigger are usually caused by rats or squirrels, and they can carry harmful bacteria and disease and should be removed by a professional who is experienced with wildlife cleanup.

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