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The Differences Between a Rat and Mouse [PHOTOS]

Differences between mice and rats may seem obvious to many, but some of the differences may be more subtle than you think.

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Rats and mice are both rodents, so look similar the biggest difference is their size.

What’s the difference between the two?

The animals are often identified by the size of feces. Rats tend to have a slightly longer life span compared with mice.

The biggest difference between a rat and a mouse is that a rat is more cautious, so they will typically make an effort to avoid unfamiliar places, while mice are curious and will always explore. 

Rats are larger and heavier while mice have smaller slender bodies.

Mice also have long slender tails (for their body size) covered in hair compared to rat tails which are shorter, thicker and hairless.

Mice have smaller heads and larger ears and eyes relative to the head compared with rat.

Below are photos of rats…

Below are some photos of Mice…

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