Surprising & Amazing facts about Rat | Crazy & weird facts of Mouse

By | November 5, 2017

Rats may be scary in your home, but did you know their teeth never stop growing. The lifespan of Rats is so short even they cannot celebrate their 2nd Birthday. In India, it is believed that the God of Hindus Lord Ganesha love the rats and they were very near to them & Lord Ganesha using them as a vehicle (Vaahun). There are many more facts, So Read Crazy Facts about Mouse.

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Surprising & Amazing facts about Rat | Crazy & weird facts of Mouse

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  • The memory of Rat is very Sharp.


  • Rats make happy “laughter” sounds when they play.


  • The eyesight of Rats are not well visible, but their strength to smell and tasting is amazing.


  • The rat is one of those animals, which was first sent in space. The first rat in space was sent by France in 1961.


  • In English, the mouse is also called rat. The word mouse is composed of Sanskrit word mus which means thief.


  • A rat can go longer than a camel without having a drink of water.


  • There is a place called ‘Deshnoke‘ in Bikaner, Rajasthan, India, where there is a temple of Hindus named ‘Karni Mata‘, which is the home of more than 20,000 rats. People here come to pray and feed the rats with grains and milk.


  • Rat’s tails help them to balance, communicate and regulate their body temperature.


  • In the 19th century, the ‘Rat Baiting’ game in London was very famous. In this game, a man or dogs ran to kill hundreds of rats which were on the ground. In 1862, a man named ‘Jacko’ made a record to hit 100 mice in 5 minutes 28 seconds. rat baiting


  • Even if the mouse jumps from 50 feet or 5- storey building, it will not get any injury.


  • If you were born in the year 1912, 1924, 1936, 1948, 1960, 1972, 1984, or 1996 then according to Chinese astrology, you are a rat.


  • The world’s largest rat’s size is equal to a small dog size. The length of the largest rat is 3 feet and the weight of the world’s heaviest rat is around 4 kg (these are both two different rats).


  • The heart of a rat beats an average 632 times in a minute, while humans heart beats 60 to 100 times per minute.


  • There is not a single rat in the Canadian city of Alberta. About 12 rats are entering every year in this city but they are killed by experts even before breeding.


Question arises – What is the difference between Rat & Mouse?

Answer – In reality, there is no scientific or genetic difference between the mouse and the rats. Just their appearance and symptoms are different. Like: – rats are very careful, they do any work very carefully while the mouse is very curious and they have the desire to do new things. The ears of rats are small, and there is thick hair on their ears, whereas the ears of the mouse are large and standing and their ears are light browns. The mouse’s body is light brown, while the body of the rats is completely brown and only the starting part of its tail is dense. The weight of the rats is more than the mouse. The mouse runs faster than rats.


So, these are Some Surprising & Amazing facts about Rat | Crazy & weird facts of Mouse

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