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Title
Introduction
Contents
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Body Condition
Body Shape
Posture
Fur & Feathers
Facial Expression
Skin
Mucous Membranes
Eyes
Ears
Nose
Mouth
Tail
Perineum
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Glossary
References
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Changes in Body Shape (2 of 3)


Swollen areas may occur anywhere in the body. They can be due to trauma, cancer, infection and several other factors.


Question 6

Compare the black mouse on the left with the mouse on the right. Which mouse has a swelling and where is it located?
(click on the images for a closer look)

Answer




Question 7

List two possible causes of this swelling.


Answer



  
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