When I see the name mus musculus I imagine some ogre-like giant beast. Something hercules would have cowered at.
Thats the scientific name for a house mouse.
The name for a black rat is, you’ll never guess…
I dont know why that stuck in my head, but it has.
When I see my name written out, I feel like it evokes the image of some exotic 6-foot tall beauty.
Then I show up.
I am a house mouse.