Alton’s brown mouse is a short tailed singing mouse. They are common in a variety of places around the world and they are widely recognized for their singing.
The mice are known to sing when they are alone but choose to sing loudly when other mice are around.
The males of the species sing in order to claim territory against other males in an area.
The mice are also known to sing to each other during courtship and it is considered a customary activity.
This is a form of communication among the mice and it is common to them all over.