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Ondatra zibethicus


Bank of the Huron River

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Ondatra zibethicus Muskrat

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Joseph R. Godreau
Joseph R. Godreau 7 years ago

Thank You

mauna Kunzah
mauna Kunzah 7 years ago


Wonderful !

ForestDragon 7 years ago

Nice find! I believe this is actually the smaller cousin of the Beaver, a Muskrat. They do have some similarities in appearance, but I believe there are enough differences with the shape of the head and face and hairiness of the ears to make the distinction.
Here are some images of beavers to compare to yours:

Joseph R. Godreau
Spotted by
Joseph R. Godreau

Michigan, USA

Spotted on May 16, 2015
Submitted on May 21, 2015

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