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Common Rats & Mice

 
Norway Rat — Rats and Mice Prevention Services in Trenton, NJ
 

Norway Rat

Appearance:
Small and slender, three to four inches long, with large ears, small eyes and pointed nose. Light brown or light gray. Droppings are rod-shaped.
Diet:
Omnivorous, but prefers cereal grains.
Habit:
Nests within structures and burrows. Establish a "territory" near food sources that are generally 10 to 30 feet from nest. Inquisitive, but very wary. Excellent climbers.
Reproduction:
Prolific breeders by two months of age. Can have litters as often as every 40 or 50 days, with four to seven young per litter. Live up to one year.
 
 
Roof Rat — Rats and Mice Prevention Services in Trenton, NJ
 

Roof Rat

Appearance:
Black or brown, seven to 10 inches long, with a long tail, large ears and eyes, and a pointed nose. Body is smaller and sleeker than Norway rat. Fur is smooth.
Diet:
Omnivorous, but shows a preference for grains, fruits, nuts and vegetables.
Habit:
Nests inside and under buildings, or in piles of rubbish or wood. Excellent climber that can often be found in the upper parts of structures.
 
Reproduction:
Becomes sexually mature at four months, producing four to six litters per year that consist of four to eight young each. Lives up to one year.
 
House rat — Rats and Mice Prevention Services in Trenton, NJ
 

House Mouse

Small and slender, three to four inches long, with large ears, small eyes and pointed nose. Light brown or light gray. Droppings are rod-shaped.
Habit:
Nests within structures and burrows. Establish a "territory" near food sources that are generally 10 to 30 feet from nest. Inquisitive, but very wary. Excellent climbers.
Diet:
Omnivorous, but prefers cereal grains.
Reproduction:
Prolific breeders by two months of age. Can have litters as often as every 40 or 50 days, with four to seven young per litter. Live up to one year.