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Do mice menstruate?

All female mammals menstruate in one way or another, from what I understand from a vertebrate biology class I took. Huge differences in timings, cycles and amounts though, a (MORE)

Who is mice in 'Of Mice and Men'?

Of Mice and Men it is a quote from Robert Burns's poem To a Mouse, on Turning up her nest with a Plough: "The best laid schemes of mice and men Gang aft agley, " Which ma (MORE)
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How smart are mice?

  Mice are very smart indeed, not intelligent but their instincts make them very flexible. A mouse can figure maces and have a very good sence of their surroundings
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Do mice have backbones?

Yes. Mice are vertebrates, and they have a backbone and spinal column. A link is provided to the Wikipedia article on the mouse.
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Is there rabies in mice?

Mice can carry rabies, but it is highly unusual, and there have been no cases of mice transmitting rabies to people. Remember, only mammals can carry rabies.
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Why are mice called mice?

The term, mice, is the plural form of mouse. The word, mouse, is derived from the original Sanskrit word, mus, which is still used today in classification. It meant thief or r (MORE)
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Do mice eat other mice?

  Answer     Yes, they can. Mother mice will sometimes eat their young if they think their young don't have much chance a survival (if the young are sick), if th (MORE)

Where are mice found?

It depends. Do you mean pet mice or wild mice? Wild mice or common field mice are found in grassy areas, woodlands, near barns or outbuildings, or even inside people's homes. (MORE)

What does 'Of Mice and Men' have to do with mice?

Someone has probably point out to you that the title comes from Robbie Burns' poem "To a Mouse" (If you haven't read it, it's here: (MORE)