Attawapiskat Cree are reported to have eaten mice of unspecified species when food was scarce . Huron considered mice a source of food . Kalispel caught mice using deadfalls baited with fresh deer meat, dried fish and/or blood from a previous kill . Deer mice are reported to have been eaten by the Tlingit  and other northern cultures . An isolated and abundant population of introduced house mice around Grand Rapids were also occasionally caught and eaten .
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Mice are small rodents occurring throughout most North America, except in the high tundra, and include the widespread deer mouse (Peromyscus maniculatus) and the house mouse (Mus musculus) most commonly found around human settlements.
Mice are part of the largest mammal family, which also includes lemmings, rats, and voles. They have a compact body, elongated tail, a pointed head, small eyes, and large ears, unlike voles and lemmings that have a more rounded head, a shorter tail, and smaller ears. Like other members of the same family, they have a high reproductive potential, having multiple fast growing litters per year, and are important prey for many predators.
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