They’re both unloved rodents who scurry around in dirty, dark underground pipes, foraging for any form of food, even waste-food, leaving dangerously unhealthy droppings, and spreading disease! They are known to carry and spread over 35 diseases through their feces, urine or saliva, and through the ticks, mites and fleas who feed on them. You see them, you call the exterminators!
But, how do you identify them? What do you report to the pest-control agencies? This infographic succinctly demonstrates the difference between the two breeds – appearance, living and breeding habits, shape and size of droppings, etc.
Mice Vs Rats – What’s the Difference?
Infographic by – Chesapeake Pest Control Pros