Mouse Trap!

The phrase “mouse trap” brings to mind methods of trapping mice, rats or other rodents, or the children’s board game that involves a plastic Rube Goldberg-like contraption to catch mice and win. In the board game, the goal is to capture all of your opponents’ mice while keeping your mouse safe from capture. As the game is played a familiarity with the spaces on the board gives players experience with where they can escape the mouse trap. Rodents have similar experiences; watching videos of rodents they get faster each time they move through a maze and the goal is the food at the end of the maze. Think of the maze as a structure perhaps a home or office. Everything that can be done to prevent rodents from entering the maze helps prevent rodents from establishing themselves in the structure.    Read the article…………..


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