House Mouse

Mus musculus

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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. It is one of the most numerous species of the genus Mus. Although a wild animal, the house mouse mainly lives in association with humans.

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  1. (c) Davide, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://www.flickr.com/photos/24904076@N07/3130915987
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mus_musculus

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