Rodents

House Mouse

Mus Musclus

Can vary from 7.5cm-10cm.

The House Mouse is a small rodent. It is a grayish to brow color. It has large ears and large bulged eyes with a pointed snout. : It lives mainly around people. It can fit through a hole the size of a dime. These mice will enter any structure or home to scavenge or nest. House mice are nocturnal and feed mostly at night. They are great jumpers, swimmers, and climbers. : Remove all food and water sources from the structure or home. Place snap traps or bait stations in appropriate places. Be sure to reset traps and refresh baits frequently. If you believe to have an infestation the best thing to do is contact a professional.


Deer Mouse

Peromyscus

Can vary 10.16cm-15.24cm

The Deer Mouse is a small mouse. Its whites footed with a whited belly and a light brightish top. It has a motley colored tail. These animals have a variety of habitats that range from mixed forest to sparsely vegetated desert. Mice of this group seem to be poor climber and live close to the ground. Deer mice do not hibernate they will make a nest in the winter and actively scavenge for food.

Remove all food and water sources from the structure or home. Place snap traps or bait stations in appropriate places. Be sure to reset traps and refresh baits frequently. If you believe to have an infestation the best thing to do is contact a professional.


Roof Rat

Rattus Rattus

Can vary 13 in-18 in.

The roof rat is a medium sized rodents. It has large ears and large bulged eyes. Its tails is longer than its body. : Roof Rats are scavengers that have no problem climbing up high to do so. They will enter a structure or home through the roof. They will either climb the side of the structure or climb a tree with a limb touching the roof. They will infest the attic area. Rats are nocturnal so they feed and scavenge at night. They can be heard gnawing in the attic at night as well.

Remove all food and water sources from the structure or home. Place snap traps or bait stations in appropriate places. Be sure to reset traps and refresh baits frequently. If you believe to have an infestation the best thing to do is contact a professional.