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Muskrat

Ondatra zibethicus

Description:

Looked like a beaver or groundhog, but it had a rat-like tail

Habitat:

Found it soaking wet on the shore of Staten Island.

Notes:

It was possible swimming to stay cool or trying to find food by the water.. not sure.

1 Species ID Suggestions

KarenSaxton
KarenSaxton 11 years ago
Muskrat
Ondatra zibethicus Muskrat


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1 Comment

mauna Kunzah
mauna Kunzah 11 years ago

What beach of SI is this? Cool find!

Soli Deo Gloria
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Soli Deo Gloria

NYC, New York, USA

Spotted on Jun 1, 2013
Submitted on Jun 2, 2013

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