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House Mice

Habitat

House mice live in structures, but they can live outdoors.

Habits

House mice can breed throughout the year and can share nests.

  • Size: 2"
  • Color: Light brown to Black
  • Legs: 4
  • Shape: Round
  • Antennae: False

Control / Prevention

To keep mice and other rodents out, make sure all holes of larger diameter than a pencil are sealed. Mice can squeeze through spaces as small as a nickel. Seal any cracks and voids. Don't overlook proper drainage at the foundation and always install gutters or diverts which will channel water away from the building.

Threats

Micro droplets of mouse urine can cause allergies in children. Mice can also bring fleas, mites, ticks and lice into your home.

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