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House Mice and Rodents in Historic Buildings and Museums

By Dee Lauder, David Pinniger, Ed Allan

House mice (Mus domesticus) belong to a group of mammals known as rodents and they are the largest group of mammals worldwide. Most are outdoor living creatures causing little trouble and are important food sources for a wide range of predatory mammals and birds. However, the house mouse has adapted to live in very close proximity to man and man made environments and in doing so they can cause many problems. 

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