As professional pest control technicians providing expert mouse and rat control services in London, ON, we know firsthand the number of mice, rodents, and rats that can be found throughout Southwestern Ontario. It can sometimes be difficult to identify a common house mouse. In this blog, we share some information about house mice and how you can identify one in your own home.
What Is A House Mouse?
A house mouse (Mus musculus) is a rodent. It is nocturnal and is thus most active between sunset and sunrise. Seeing mice during the day could indicate a large infestation.
The house mouse is native to Asia and may have originated in northern India. It is believed to have spread to the eastern Mediterranean area by 13,000 BC. Early on, the house mouse attached itself to human settlements in order to take advantage of the grai