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Muscrat

Ondatra zibethicus

Habitat:

Muscrats build mounded dens in wetlands similar to a beaver lodge. But unlike beavers they don't build dams.

Notes:

This muscrat in the first picture looks to have a serious infection in its ear. The second picture shows a healthy muscrat. Both were in the marsh at Great Meadows NWR.

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Tom15
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Massachusetts, USA

Spotted on Apr 16, 2015
Submitted on Apr 18, 2015

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