The muskrat (Ondatra zibethicus), the only species in genus Ondatra and tribe
Ondatrini, is a .... faeces contents, and 71% of muskrat houses were destroyed by
jackals, 16% of which froze and became...
Depending on site conditions, muskrat dens are located in banks or lodges. ....
Muskrats may also undermine retaining walls that shore up homes, bridges, and
Muskrats dig burrows into the sides of water banks and eat a strict vegetarian diet
. ... This safeguard prevents many predators from entering a muskrat's home.
Mar 16, 2009 ... But just as human anglers have regular homes, muskrats have their own year-
around homes. In river ecosystems they often live in burrowed ...
May 21, 2012 ... Beavers and muskrats are the only mammals that build their homes in the water.
Sometimes they create homes by burrowing into the banks ...
Musk is secreted on logs or other defecation areas, around houses, bank dens,
and trails on the bank to mark the area. The muskrat has an upper and a lower ...
Muskrat Interesting Facts: Muskrats live in or near water most of their lives. They
make their homes in bank dens or lodges similar to those of the beaver but ...
The concern surrounding muskrats isn't necessarily on a personal level for most
people. If you have a decorative pond or a flood wall protecting your home, then ...
Muskrats move slowly on land. They are affected by quick changes in
temperature, and dry, hot weather is especially bad for them. Their homes and
Jan 1, 2012 ... Showing how to set inside a muskrat lodge. ... My equipment for it isn't at home. I
might get out and set 17 huts first weekend of Feb..