How Smart Are Mice?


Just like humans, how smart a mouse is depends on the mouse in question. Some of them are highly intelligent, while some of them aren't the sharpest tool in the shed. There have been IQ tests designed for mice, but they're complicated to administer.
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Brain and Body Size. There is an association between the size of the brain and how smart a creature is. The size of the animal has to be taken into account, so brains are compared
Depends on where you live. Around southern Ontario, every place I've seen is $5-10. I believe Petsmart was at the $5 end of the spectrum.
I use decon poison; it causes the mouse to be dehydrated prior to death so that they leave your home looking for water; I have poison out in the attic and other safe locations all
Pet mice are under $6, generally between $2 - $5 Thanks for using ChaCha!
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How Smart are Mice?
In the novel “A Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy,” mice were considered the most intelligent species on the planet. In reality mice are not smarter than humans and several other species, but they are clever. They are highly social,... More »
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Mice are fairly smart critters. However, it is very hard to measure animal intelligence. We know that mice and rats can understand the concept of 'cause and effect', and that makes them smarter than many other animals. You can find more information here:
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