Rodents

The rodents are here. If you have rodents running around and nesting in your home, in your basement, kitchen or garage, give us a call, text us or use the form for your FREE assessment and estimate.

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About Mice & Rodents

About Mice & Rodents

Rodents are mammals of the order Rodentia, such as mice, characterized by a single pair of continuously growing incisors in each of the upper and lower jaws that must be kept short by gnawing.

About 40% of mammal species are rodents, and they are found in vast numbers on all continents other than Antarctica. Common rodents include mice, rats, squirrels, porcupines, beavers, guinea pigs, and hamsters. Rodents use their sharp incisors to gnaw wood, break into food, and bite predators. Most rodents eat seeds or plants, though some have more varied diets. Some species have historically been pests, eating seeds stored by people and spreading disease.

Rodents make up the largest order of mammals. With about 2,277 species of rodents, over 40% of mammalian species belong to the order. Their success is probably due to their small size, short breeding cycle, and ability to gnaw and eat a wide variety of foods.

Rodents are found in vast numbers on all continents except Antarctica, most islands, and in all habitats except oceans. They are the only placental order besides bats and pinnipeds to have reached Australia without human introduction.

Members of non-rodent orders, such as bats, shrews and moles, hares, rabbits and pikas, and weasels and mink, are sometimes confused with rodents.