It is wrongly believed that mice are only a problem in the winter time.
House mice are active all year round, which means you could find them invading your home or business at any time.
Size: adult head and body 80 – 100mm in length; Tail 70 – 90mm.
Weight: Male can weigh 25g, and the female 20g.
Sandy / orange brown fur on the head and back.
Yellowish fur on the flanks and white on the belly.
There is usually a small streak of yellow on the chest.
Globally there are hundreds of types of mouse, including varieties such as the deer mouse (Peromyscus), house mouse (Mus musculus domesticus), wood/field mouse (Apodemus sylvaticus), Edible dormouse (Glis glis), spiny mouse (Acomys) and even the striped zebra mouse (Lemniscomys).