American Fancy Rat & Mouse Association

This article is from the WSSF 2008 AFRMA Rat & Mouse Tales news-magazine.


Serenading Mice

Male mice serenade their potential mates with ultrasonic chirps similar to birdsong. These complex songs were discovered accidentally by Washington University, St. Louis, researchers when investigating sex pheromones. Courtship singing has been known to be only in a handful of mammals including bats, human beings, and cetaceans.

June 25, 2014