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The deer mouse prefers to feed on seeds, but it can also feed on insects. Deer mice are not in captivity can cause serious structural damage, such as their habit of gnawing wood and son electrical, computer and telephone. Mice can also transmit many diseases to humans by contaminating food or from bites.
The female has litters of 3 to 5 young, up to 4 times per year. When in captivity, it can have a lifespan of 8 years. Otherwise, it does not normally exceed two years because of disease, starvation or predators.
Description: The deer mouse has dimensions similar to the mouse, but is distinguished by certain morphological points.
The color of its back is brown and there is a clear distinction with his belly is quite white. The head of the deer mouse has two ears and two eyes wider than its congener.