Norway Rats

Description The norway rat is up to 40 cm in length, with a tail shorter than the head and body. It grows up to between 350–500g in weight. It has a blunt nose, small ears and a thicker body when compared to the Black Rat (Rattus rattus). Biology Rats have 7–8 young per litter, and…

House Mice

Description Size: 70 – 95mm in length, with a tail around the same length. Weight: 12 – 30g. Their relatively small feet & head and large eyes & ears distinguish them from a young brown rat (Rattus norvegicus). Biology 4 – 16 young per litter; 7 – 8 litters a year. Gestation period of about 3…

Deer Mice

Description Size: adult head and body 2 ¾-4” in length; Tail 2-5″. Weight: About ⅜ – 1 ¼ oz. Pale grayish, buff coloring to reddish brown on top and side. White fur on the belly. The tail is usually bi-colored and is very long, longer than half the length of the body and covered with…