A medium-sized rodent; notorious to many as a pest and transmitter of disease, yet to others they are valued as research subjects or even as pets.
- Mice are smaller, with round, proportionally larger ears.
- Rats are larger, with proportionally smaller ears.
- Rats and not mice appear in the context of the Chinese zodiac and in the Chinese sexagenary cycle.
- Mouse ears / mouse tail tag is applied to both rodent ears / tail.
See forum #46249