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White corn mouse

  1. Nov 25, 2004 #1

    wolram

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    The white corn mouse, a creature about an inch and a half long with
    a two inch long tail, its normal habitat is the country side, as its staple diet is corn, as this creatures front teeth grow throughout its life time, evidence
    of its territory can be found by the gnawed tree roots, fence posts etc.
    But as farming is becoming more industrialised the white corn mouse
    is being forced to seek a living in urban areas and utilise material not
    found in the wild, for instance, it normally lines its nest with discarded animal hair
    or sheeps wool, but as this is not available in an urban habitat it has
    substituted these with man made material ie socks," upto twenty having
    been found in one nest", This mouse is shy and cunning and none AFAIK
    have been caught in man made traps, It has a life span of about five years
    but only produces on average twenty young, Its territory can be upto
    a five mile radius from its nest, It also has a liking for small shiny things
    ie scraps of tin foil, earrings or other small items of jewelry, one can usually
    tell if the white corn mouse is the culprit for missing items by it calling
    card, three or four half millimetre diameter droppings, "given in exchange
    for the missing item,s".
     
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  3. Nov 25, 2004 #2
    This is fiction, right?
     
  4. Nov 25, 2004 #3

    wolram

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    Recon
    I guess you dont have Whit corn mice in : Brunei.
     
  5. Nov 25, 2004 #4
    Well, I've heard of the white corn snake. A search on Google for "White Corn Mouse" returned nothing.
     
  6. Nov 26, 2004 #5

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    And all these years I've been blaming the dryer for eating my socks, and here it's the white corn mouse stealing them all along! Now I'm going to have to go apologize to the dryer, I hope it doesn't hold a grudge. :rofl:
     
  7. Nov 26, 2004 #6
    There are entries for Corn Mouse though. Try for Green Corn Mouse perhaps
     
  8. Nov 26, 2004 #7

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    Is the white corn mouse
    1) a white mouse that likes corn?
    or
    2) a mouse that likes white corn?
     
  9. Nov 26, 2004 #8

    wolram

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    Its a white mouse that has been driven from its natural habitat and food source,
    "corn", and is now living of urban waste.
     
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