How to Tell Difference between a Rat and a Mouse?

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The main difference between a rat and a mouse is their size. A full grown mouse is only around half of that of a rat. Rats also have smaller ears and thicker tails than that of mice.
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When they are still naked, it is difficult to see, if you haven't seen both. Mouse is smaller, about 1-1.5 cm as opposed to a rat 2-3 cm. The rat tail is longer in comparison to the
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For starters, why do you have it in a jar? It looks fine, so you should release it now. Does it really matter what it is? I breed rats and it looks like a baby rat to me. Adult mice
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