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A moose

A moose (plural mice) is a rodent, that is a kynd o mammal. Mice is juist wee ainimals an is aften uised in science experiments. Whiles mice is hauden as pets. Some fowk thinks mice is juist clartie beasties that cairies diseases. Ither fowk thinks mice is juist sakeless ainimals (see Rabbie Burns' Tae a Moose Forby). Acause mice is rodents, they are sib tae squirrels, rattans, an beavers.

  • The hairst-moose (Micromys minutus),
  • The hill-moose (Apodemus fridariensis) in Shetland
  • The hoose-moose (Mus musculus), St. Kilda hoose-moose (Mus musculus muralis)
  • The laund-moose (Microtus agrestis) is richtly a vole.
  • The yird-moose (Apodemus sylvaticus), St. Kilda yird-moose (Apodemus sylvaticus hirtensis)
  • The vole-moose or cuttock (Microtus arvalis orcadensis) o Orkney is richtly a vole.
  • The thraw-moose, strae-moose, shear-moose or roan-moose is richtly the wee wicht the yird shrew (Sorex araneus).