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The African pygmy mouse (Mus minutoides) is one of the smallest rodents.
The Algerian mouse, or western Mediterranean mouse, (Mus spretus) is a wild species of mouse closely related to the house mouse, native to open habitats around the western Mediterranean.
Animal rights is the idea in which some, or all, non-human animals are entitled to the possession of their own lives and that their most basic interests—such as the need to avoid suffering—should be afforded the same consideration as similar interests of human beings.
Anogenital distance (AGD) is the distance from the anus to the genitalia, the base of the penis or vagina.
Apodemus is the genus of Muridae (true mice and rats) which contains the Eurasian field mice.
An arthropod (from Greek ἄρθρον arthron, "joint" and πούς pous, "foot") is an invertebrate animal having an exoskeleton (external skeleton), a segmented body, and paired jointed appendages.
Aspen is a common name for certain tree species; some, but not all, are classified by botanists in the section ''Populus'', of the Populus genus.
Aspergillus is a genus consisting of a few hundred mold species found in various climates worldwide.
Baoule's mouse (Mus baoulei) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.
Biology is the natural science that studies life and living organisms, including their physical structure, chemical composition, function, development and evolution.
A bird of prey, predatory bird, or raptor is any of several species of bird that hunts and feeds on rodents and other animals.
Birth is the act or process of bearing or bringing forth offspring.
The Bruce effect, or pregnancy block, is the tendency for female rodents to terminate their pregnancies following exposure to the scent of an unfamiliar male.
A cage is an enclosure often made of mesh, bars or wires, used to confine, contain or protect something or someone.
Callewaert's mouse (Mus callewaerti) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.
Carl Linnaeus (23 May 1707 – 10 January 1778), also known after his ennoblement as Carl von LinnéBlunt (2004), p. 171.
A carnivore, meaning "meat eater" (Latin, caro, genitive carnis, meaning "meat" or "flesh" and vorare meaning "to devour"), is an organism that derives its energy and nutrient requirements from a diet consisting mainly or exclusively of animal tissue, whether through predation or scavenging.
The domestic cat (Felis silvestris catus or Felis catus) is a small, typically furry, carnivorous mammal.
Coelomys is a subgenus of the rodent genus Mus, the mice.
Cook's mouse (Mus cookii) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.
A crop is a plant or animal product that can be grown and harvested extensively for profit or subsistence.
The Cypriot mouse (Mus cypriacus) is a species of mouse endemic to Cyprus.
The delicate mouse (Mus tenellus) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.
The desert pygmy mouse (Mus indutus) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.
A disease is any condition which results in the disorder of a structure or function in an organism that is not due to any external injury.
The domestic dog (Canis lupus familiaris when considered a subspecies of the gray wolf or Canis familiaris when considered a distinct species) is a member of the genus Canis (canines), which forms part of the wolf-like canids, and is the most widely abundant terrestrial carnivore.
Earth is the third planet from the Sun and the only astronomical object known to harbor life.
The earth-colored mouse (Mus terricolor) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.
In ecology, a niche (CanE, or) is the fit of a species living under specific environmental conditions.
Enuresis (from the Ancient Greek ἐνούρησις enoúrēsis) is a repeated inability to control urination.
The estrous cycle or oestrus cycle (derived from Latin oestrus 'frenzy', originally from Greek οἶστρος oîstros 'gadfly') is the recurring physiological changes that are induced by reproductive hormones in most mammalian therian females.
An experiment is a procedure carried out to support, refute, or validate a hypothesis.
A fancy mouse (“fancy” means “hobby” in this context) is a domesticated form of the house mouse (Mus musculus), usually bred as a pet; a type of pocket pet.
The fancy rat is the most common breed of domesticated or pet rat (Rattus norvegicus).
The fawn-colored mouse (Mus cervicolor) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.
Fear of mice and rats is one of the most common specific phobias.
Feces (or faeces) are the solid or semisolid remains of the food that could not be digested in the small intestine.
The flat-haired mouse (Mus platythrix) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.
Flora Thompson (5 December 1876 – 21 May 1947) was an English novelist and poet best known for her semi-autobiographical trilogy about the English countryside, Lark Rise to Candleford.
Foxes are small-to-medium-sized, omnivorous mammals belonging to several genera of the family Canidae.
A frog is any member of a diverse and largely carnivorous group of short-bodied, tailless amphibians composing the order Anura (Ancient Greek ἀν-, without + οὐρά, tail).
A fungus (plural: fungi or funguses) is any member of the group of eukaryotic organisms that includes microorganisms such as yeasts and molds, as well as the more familiar mushrooms.
Gairdner's shrewmouse (Mus pahari) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae found in China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam.
In biology, a gene is a sequence of DNA or RNA that codes for a molecule that has a function.
A gene knockout (abbreviation: KO) is a genetic technique in which one of an organism's genes is made inoperative ("knocked out" of the organism).
A generation is "all of the people born and living at about the same time, regarded collectively." It can also be described as, "the average period, generally considered to be about thirty years, during which children are born and grow up, become adults, and begin to have children of their own." In kinship terminology, it is a structural term designating the parent-child relationship.
A genetically modified mouse (Mus musculus) is a mouse that has had its genome altered through the use of genetic engineering techniques.
The genital papilla is an anatomical feature of the external genitalia of some animals.
In the fields of molecular biology and genetics, a genome is the genetic material of an organism.
A genus (genera) is a taxonomic rank used in the biological classification of living and fossil organisms, as well as viruses, in biology.
A gerbil is a small mammal of the subfamily Gerbillinae in the order Rodentia.
The gray-bellied pygmy mouse (Mus triton) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.
Hamsters are rodents (order Rodentia) belonging to the subfamily Cricetinae, which contains about 25 species classified in six or seven genera.
Hantavirus pulmonary syndrome (HPS) is one of two potentially fatal syndromes of zoonotic origin caused by species of hantavirus.
The Hausa mouse (Mus haussa) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.
A herbivore is an animal anatomically and physiologically adapted to eating plant material, for example foliage, for the main component of its diet.
In biology, homology is the existence of shared ancestry between a pair of structures, or genes, in different taxa.
The house mouse (Mus musculus) is a small mammal of the order Rodentia, characteristically having a pointed snout, small rounded ears, and a long naked or almost hairless tail.
Husk (or hull) in botany is the outer shell or coating of a seed.
Inbreeding is the production of offspring from the mating or breeding of individuals or organisms that are closely related genetically.
Incertae sedis (Latin for "of uncertain placement") is a term used for a taxonomic group where its broader relationships are unknown or undefined.
Ink is a liquid or paste that contains pigments or dyes and is used to color a surface to produce an image, text, or design.
Jared Mason Diamond (born September 10, 1937) is an American ecologist, geographer, biologist, anthropologist and author best known for his popular science books The Third Chimpanzee (1991); Guns, Germs, and Steel (1997, awarded a Pulitzer Prize); Collapse (2005); and The World Until Yesterday (2012).
A knockout mouse or knock-out mouse is a genetically modified mouse (Mus musculus) in which researchers have inactivated, or "knocked out", an existing gene by replacing it or disrupting it with an artificial piece of DNA.
The laboratory mouse is a small mammal of the order Rodentia which is bred and used for scientific research.
This list of fictional rodents is subsidiary to the list of fictional animals and covers all rodents, including beavers, mice, chipmunks, gophers, guinea pigs, marmots, prairie dogs, porcupines and squirrels, as well as extinct or prehistoric species.
A litter is the live birth of multiple offspring at one time in animals from the same mother and usually from one set of parents, particularly from three to eight offspringThe word is most often used for the offspring of mammals, but can be used for any animal that gives birth to multiple young.
The little Indian field mouse (Mus booduga) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.
Lizards are a widespread group of squamate reptiles, with over 6,000 species, ranging across all continents except Antarctica, as well as most oceanic island chains.
The Macedonian mouse (Mus macedonicus) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae and order Rodentia.
The Mahomet mouse (Mus mahomet) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.
Malawi (or; or maláwi), officially the Republic of Malawi, is a landlocked country in southeast Africa that was formerly known as Nyasaland.
Mammals are the vertebrates within the class Mammalia (from Latin mamma "breast"), a clade of endothermic amniotes distinguished from reptiles (including birds) by the possession of a neocortex (a region of the brain), hair, three middle ear bones, and mammary glands.
A mating plug in a female Richardson's ground squirrel (''Spermophilus richardsonii'') A mating plug, also known as a copulation plug, sperm plug, vaginal plug, sement or sphragis (Latin, from Greek σφραγίδα 'sfragida' a seal), is gelatinous secretion used in the mating of some species.
Matthey's mouse (Mus mattheyi) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.
The Miocene is the first geological epoch of the Neogene Period and extends from about (Ma).
A model organism is a non-human species that is extensively studied to understand particular biological phenomena, with the expectation that discoveries made in the organism model will provide insight into the workings of other organisms.
A mold or mould (is a fungus that grows in the form of multicellular filaments called hyphae.
;Species: Mus musculus;Family: Muridae; Order: Rodentia;Gestation: 21 days.
Mousefood or Anlleq is a native food highly prized by Yupik people on the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta.
A mousetrap is a specialised type of animal trap designed primarily to catch and, usually, kill mice.
The Muroidea are a large superfamily of rodents, including mice, rats, voles, hamsters, gerbils, and many other relatives.
Mus is a subgenus of the rodent genus Mus.
Mus lepidoides is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.
Mus nitidulus is a medium-sized rodent of the genus Mus that appears in central Myanmar.
Nannomys is a subgenus of the rodent genus Mus, the mice.
Neave's mouse (Mus neavei) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.
Nocturnality is an animal behavior characterized by being active during the night and sleeping during the day.
Orthohantaviruses (or hantaviruses) are single-stranded, enveloped, negative-sense RNA viruses in the Hantaviridae family of the order Bunyavirales, which normally infect rodents where they do not cause disease.
Paper is a thin material produced by pressing together moist fibres of cellulose pulp derived from wood, rags or grasses, and drying them into flexible sheets.
In evolutionary biology, parasitism is a relationship between species, where one organism, the parasite, lives on or in another organism, the host, causing it some harm, and is adapted structurally to this way of life.
The perineum is the space between the anus and scrotum in the male and between the anus and the vulva in the female.
Peromyscus maniculatus is a rodent native to North America.
A pet or companion animal is an animal kept primarily for a person's company, protection, or entertainment rather than as a working animal, livestock, or laboratory animal.
Peters' mouse (Mus setulosus) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.
Human prehistory is the period between the use of the first stone tools 3.3 million years ago by hominins and the invention of writing systems.
Proteins are large biomolecules, or macromolecules, consisting of one or more long chains of amino acid residues.
Pseudopregnancy is the term used to describe a false pregnancy in the wider mammalian species.
Psychology is the science of behavior and mind, including conscious and unconscious phenomena, as well as feeling and thought.
Pulp is a lignocellulosic fibrous material prepared by chemically or mechanically separating cellulose fibres from wood, fiber crops, waste paper, or rags.
Pyromys is a subgenus of Mus.
Rats are various medium-sized, long-tailed rodents in the superfamily Muroidea.
The rock-loving mouse (Mus saxicola), also known as the brown spiny mouse, is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.
Rodents (from Latin rodere, "to gnaw") are mammals of the order Rodentia, which are characterized by a single pair of continuously growing incisors in each of the upper and lower jaws.
The Ryukyu mouse (Mus caroli) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.
The servant mouse (Mus famulus) or Bonhote's mouse, is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.
The sheath-tailed mouse (Mus fragilicauda) is a mouse found in two locations in central Thailand and in Laos.
Shortridge's mouse (Mus shortridgei) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.
Snakes are elongated, legless, carnivorous reptiles of the suborder Serpentes.
The steppe mouse or mound-building mouse (Mus spicilegus) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.
In biology, a subgenus (plural: subgenera) is a taxonomic rank directly below genus.
The Sumatran shrewlike mouse (Mus crociduroides) is a species of mouse.
Tarantulas comprise a group of large and often hairy arachnids belonging to the Theraphosidae family of spiders, of which about 900 species have been identified.
Taxonomy is the science of defining and naming groups of biological organisms on the basis of shared characteristics.
The Temminck's mouse (Mus musculoides) is a species of the genus Mus and of the subgenus Nannomys.
The Thomas's pygmy mouse (Mus sorella) is a species of rodents in the family Muridae.
The toad mouse (Mus bufo) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.
Vermin (colloquially varmint or varmit) are pests or nuisance animals, that spread diseases or destroy crops or livestock.
The white-footed mouse (Peromyscus leucopus) is a rodent native to North America from Ontario, Quebec, Labrador, and the Maritime Provinces (excluding the island of Newfoundland) to the southwest United States and Mexico.
The Whitten effect occurs when male pheromones stimulate synchronous estrus in a female population.
Zambia, officially the Republic of Zambia, is a landlocked country in south-central Africa, (although some sources prefer to consider it part of the region of east Africa) neighbouring the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the north, Tanzania to the north-east, Malawi to the east, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Botswana and Namibia to the south, and Angola to the west.
The 10th edition of Systema Naturae is a book written by Carl Linnaeus and published in two volumes in 1758 and 1759, which marks the starting point of zoological nomenclature.