I’m a rodent.

I make a great pet as I’m very friendly and like company but lots of people don’t like me. They think I’m dirty because my family live in sewers all over the world. I’m actually very clever and keep my home very clean.

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Class

Mammal

Order

Rodent

Food Group

Omnivore

Body Clock

Nocturnal

Average Life Span

In the wild:  2 years

In captivity: 4 years

Weight

110 to 340g

Length

25 to 28cm (body) 23cm (tail)

Special Ability

Excellent problem solving ability and able to live almost anywhere in the world