house mouse

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brownish-grey Old World mouse now a common household pest worldwide


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A total of 191 new mtDNA sequences of house mouse origin are deposited in GenBank under accession numbers (KJ681118 - KJ681308).
Reproductive changes in fluctuating house mouse populations in southeastern Australia.
While frequency of prey items such as Domestic sheep, Cape hare, Royal pika, Small Kashmir flying squirrel, Golden marmot, Palm civet, Wood mouse, House mouse, Hamster and unidentified birds showed non-significant difference in the diets of both carnivores (P (greater than) 0.
The House Mouse (Mus musculus) is an Old World rodent that has become one of the most widespread mammals.
Sparks used mousetraps in March 2007 to capture 42 small mammals, white-footed mouse (14 individuals), prairie deer mouse (8), house mouse (8), prairie vole (4), meadow vole (4), and southern bog lemming (1).
Other creatures in the top 20 include the rat, house mouse and mink, along with plants such as the rhododendron and giant hogweed.
The increase in house mouse infestations is attributed to a few factors, according to biologists and rodent control experts: normal cyclical highs and lows in mouse populations, a wet spring that produced a bumper crop of acorns and other seeds, and human encroachment on rodent habitat through building and road work.
Three types of rats are commonly found here - the house mouse, Norway rat and roof rat.
Sammy, the White House Mouse (fiction) by Elizabeth St.
This replaced a hole that the average-sized house mouse could not have squeezed through.
As a 'semi-retired' professor with the University of British Columbia, Krebs spends six months of each year as a visiting fellow at CSIRO Sustainable Ecosystems in Canberra, where he works with the rodent ecology group studying the control of house mouse outbreaks in southeastern Australia and rice-field rats in South-East Asia.
Holland and his colleagues named human mammary tumor virus (HMTV) several years ago has been shown to be 95% genetically identical to the mouse mammary tumor virus (MMTV), which is highly prevalent in Mas domesticus, the common house mouse that has lived closely with humans since the dawn of agriculture.
The virus is not spread by the common house mouse, experts say.
House Mouse - which George first dreamed up eight years ago but has only recently developed - even has the celebrity backing of music guru John McLaughlin.
The town mouse is a house mouse (Mus musculus), while the country mouse is a field or wood mouse (Apodemus sylvaticus--which may account for Marie's country mouse living in a forest), and although, pace Pittock, there is some evidence that each species occasionally strays into the other's habitat, they tend not to stay there long, being better adapted and doubtless more comfortable in their customary surroundings.