Rats and Mice

Muridae

House Mouse

House Mouse

What does it look like?  The House Mouse is pale brown to blackish, with whitish or pale brown belly. Tail mostly naked, with circular annulations (rows) of scales. Where does it live?  Introduced, most likely from the Mediterranean. Found in suitable habitats throughout Australia, often in close association with humans. What are it's habitat and habits?  The House Mouse is nocturnal, an...
Spinifex Hopping-mouse

Spinifex Hopping-mouse

What does it look like? The Spinifex Hopping-mouse is pale brown above, washed with reddish-orange, with black guard hairs, and greyish face and snout. Underparts white to greyish-white, with small naked throat-patch. Tail long (about 125 per cent of head-body), with fine tufted tip of whitish-grey hairs. Rear feet elongated. Where does it live? Arid central Australia, from central west coast...