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house mouse

n.
A common mouse (Mus musculus) that lives in or near buildings, can be an agricultural pest and carrier of disease, and is bred in numerous strains for use as a laboratory animal.
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A total of 191 new mtDNA sequences of house mouse origin are deposited in GenBank under accession numbers (KJ681118 - KJ681308).
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) 0.05, kh2 =0-2.83, df =1).
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).
The mouse usually referred to as a house mouse (Mus muculus) followed European settlers across the Atlantic, he said, and is closely associated with human activities and urban environments.
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Three types of rats are commonly found here - the house mouse, Norway rat and roof rat.
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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.