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Mouse

A mouse (plural: mice) is a small rodent characteristically having a pointed snout, small rounded ears, a body-length scaly tail and a high breeding rate. The best known mouse species is the common house mouse (Mus musculus). It is also a popular pet. In some places, certain kinds of field mice are locally common. They are known to invade homes for food and shelter.

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Addicted Mice Don't Lack Willpower- They're Bored

A study found that mice, even if given brief opportunities to solve puzzles, are less likely to become addicted to cocaine. This research adds to an increasing body of work suggesting that addiction is a result of living in an unsatisfying environment and also shows that intellectual stimulation is longer-lasting than previously thought. The data suggests that positive learning experiences (even briefly) through education or play in a structured environment can be good for your brain and last a relatively long time too.

Contributed by Sam Feldstone

Mouse Acting Like Kangaroo

This mouse named Stardust looks like she's trying to show an impression of a kangaroo

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the fast lane

this mouse just wants to live like his mum

Contributed by Quinn Bohlmann

Single Mouse Caused Panic in Mosque Leaving 81 Injured

A mouse triggered panic and a crush in a mosque in Casablanca, Morocco leaving more than 80 people injured, mostly women, who suffered light injuries and fractures and some fainted. The panic broke out after a woman raised the alarm over the mouse which caused a sudden exodus of screaming worshippers. According to a Saudi Arabian cleric, mice are Satan's soldiers!

Contributed by Sam Feldstone

Looking Into a Bowl

I have no idea what's in there but I love the way they're looking in there

Contributed by Sam Feldstone

Some mice doing some cool tricks including skateboarding, jumping over hurdles, shooting basketball, playing Connect 4 and more

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This is a baby mouse named Matilda. When baby mice are happy they purr which sounds like little clicks. When feeling safe and loved, they stop purring when they grow up. Adult mice brux (grind teeth) when they're happy. All rodents, rabbits and many birds brux when they're happy.

Contributed by Sam Feldstone

A very cute field mouse named "Peter-mouse" rescued from a cat using it for "table tennis practice."

Contributed by Sam Feldstone

A man opened a can of Mountain Dew and claims he found a mouse carcass in his drink. Mountain Dew's owners Pepsi Co brought in experts which stated that this wasn't possible as the mouse would have been completely dissolved in the liquid after 30 days and it had already been 15 months since the can had been made so what he should have seen was just a jelly-like mush. The Explorer Multimedia Inc. YouTube channel recently tested this hypothesis by placing a dead rat in Mountain Dew and it turns out the "experts" at PepsiCo were in fact right.

Contributed by Sam Feldstone

These mice known as The Radical Rodents live in Queensland, Australia and surf mainly in rivers and estuaries. Quite amazing!

Contributed by Sam Feldstone

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