Similarities and Difference between Rat and Mice

Distinguish, differentiate, compare and explain what is the difference between Rat and Mice. Comparison and Differences.

Difference between Rat and Mice

1. Rats are larger up to 8 to 10 inches in length. Mice are smaller about 3 to 4 inches in length.

2. Rats have smaller ears in proportion to their bodies. Mice have comparatively larger ears in proportion to their bodies. For example, just think of Mickie Mouse and his ears.

3. Rat have lumpy, larger feces rounded on ends. Mice feces are small pointing near ends.

4. Rats lives 2-3 years whereas Mice lives 5+ years.

5. Rats are shy and cautious about new objects. Mice are more curious about new objects.

Similarities between Rats and Mice

1. Both the rat and the mice are rodents.

2. Both rats and the mice prefer sweets and grains to eat.

3. Both the mice and the rat are omnivores.

4. Both rat and mice carry diseases.

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