Ten things you wanted to know about pest control revisited, Rats and Mice!

Listen below to the third in the series of the interviews with Wade Environmental and a selection of special guests discussing the questions that people genuinely are asking about Pest Management.

pt 3/10 – What’s the Difference?

Listen below to the third in the series of the interviews with Wade Environmental and a selection of special guests discussing the questions that people genuinely are asking about Pest Management.

I usually ask this very question when I am giving talks and invariably, I have the knee jerk shout of “SIZE!”.

Well, you’re not wrong, but if mice got to the size of adult rats it would certainly make our profession a little more interesting.

Yet there is a moment where a juvenile rat will become independent of its mother and for a couple of days this rat will be the same size as an adult mouse or at the very least indistinguishable from one as it streaks past your feet. So if this window of overlap is so fleeting, why make a point about such a nuance? It is because rats and mice are both remarkably similar, whilst simultaneously being worlds apart.

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