What Do Muskrats Eat?

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Muskrats eat a wide variety of animal foods and vegetable such as sedges, rushes, water lilies, cattails, pondweeds, wild rice, clover, maple samaras, sweet flag, crayfish, snails, frogs, mussels, arrowhead acorns as well as fish.
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Muskrats are born in litters of three or more. For the first two weeks of their lives, infant muskrats nurse from their mothers. Due to the large size of litters, baby muskrats must
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Muskrats eat what plants are available in their habitat, including cattail roots, lily roots and stems. When plants aren't available they will eat whatever is available, whether it
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Muskrats usually feed on cattail roots, lily roots & stems & other plant materials. They
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They live near streams and rivers, so they live mostly on fish and crayfish.
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Muskrats are omnivorous mammals that eat a varied diet. They eat lots of plants including pondweeds and cattails. They also eat some meat including dead animals they find. You can find more information here: http://www.esf.edu/aec/adks/mammals/muskrat.htm
Muskrats eat a variety of plants. Among them are cattail roots, pondweeds, rushes, sedges, lily roots and stems of plants. They are a medium sized rodent that live in marshes, streams, ponds and rivers.
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