American Fancy Rat & Mouse Association

This article is from the WSSF 2012 AFRMA Rat & Mouse Tales news-magazine.


Mr. Darcy Mice

Did You Know?  A protein in mouse urine that is a pheromone responsible for attracting female mice to the odor of a particular male, has been named darcin after the Mr. Darcy character in the novel Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen. Study done at the University of Liverpool.

July 21, 2015