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Old 02-09-2013, 06:31 PM   #1
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How Sensitive is a Mouse's Nose?

While standing in my brand new Winnebago Vista the other day, I started hearing a noise that could have been a mouse crawling around overhead. It also could have been the result of wind noise or a bird on the roof, but I'm just not sure yet. Since the coach is new, no food has been in it yet but if it was a mouse, maybe it was just looking for winter shelter. Anyway, I am thinking about making the 5 gallon bucket mouse trap... BUT... I don't want to attract any critters IF I don't have any. So my question is, does anyone know how sensitive a mouse's smell is? I would really be agitated if I didn't have mice, but maybe attracted some because they were able to smell the peanut butter from outside.
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Old 02-09-2013, 07:22 PM   #2
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Is there enough space in the overhead for a mouse to get in. I realize they are very small, but for some reason I think Winnebago's tops are solid styrofoam with only paths for AC ducts cut out.
I hate the little buggars and had in infestation in our shed a while back. A trip to my local hardware store and a few throw-down packs of poison apparently solved the problem. Even had one gnaw the insulation off a wire on one of my tractors.
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i would use glue traps
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not sure how sensitive their noses are, but I do know that anywhere they can fit their nose into, they can also fit themselves into by squashing themselves flat.
Also, there is hardly ever just 'one' mouse.
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Hearing and nose is very sensitive. They are near sighted and color blind.
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rule of thumb...if there is one....it is actually ten or more...they are pack animals...
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Hearing and nose is very sensitive. They are near sighted and color blind.
Color blind? LOL I wonder how that was discovered? Off to google that!
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Color blind? LOL I wonder how that was discovered? Off to google that!
Your tax dollars funded the research. You tax dollars also funded what brand of beer that cockroaches prefer!!!!
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Color blind? LOL I wonder how that was discovered? Off to google that!
Maybe they used whit peanut butter?
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Your tax dollars funded the research. You tax dollars also funded what brand of beer that cockroaches prefer!!!!
So what beer do cockroaches prefer? You cant drop a teaser like that and just leave. I paid good money for that research.
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So what beer do cockroaches prefer? You cant drop a teaser like that and just leave. I paid good money for that research.
Miller Lite
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