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The muskrat (Ondatra zibethicus), the only species in genus Ondatra and tribe Ondatrini, is a .... Muskrats normally live in groups consisting of a male and female pair and their young. During the s...

Facts About Muskrats - Havahart


Social Interaction: As monogamous breeders, muskrats live with their mates and their young. They are very territorial - especially during breeding season.

How to Get Rid of Muskrats in a Lake or Pond - Wildlife Animal Control


This can also displace other species that are living in that ecosystem. Muskrats can also do considerable amounts of damage to your lawn and garden because  ...

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A solitary dweller, it may live in a burrow in a steep bank or a reed hut built in marshy shallows. Muskrat ... Muskrats do not build dams or fell trees as do beavers.

Common Muskrat - Ondatra zibethicus - NatureWorks


The muskrat is a large rodent that is is about a foot to two feet long. It has a stocky body, a rounded head and a long, scaly black tail that is 7 to 12 inches long.

National Trappers Association - Muskrat


Learn more about the muskrat - a commonly trapped furbearer in North ... in water, and this important furbearer is often found living within large cities. ... Most of the young muskrats do not move further away than 200 feet in good habitats.

Bob Arnebeck's web page on muskrats


Indeed I've seen many a muskrat live quite happily in a beaver lodge ... Of course , muskrats do come out of the pond to eat though I've never seen them more ...

Hinterland Who's Who - Muskrat


Muskrats typically live in freshwater marshes, marshy areas of lakes, and ... Non- aquatic mammals cannot do this because they need a constant supply of ...

How to Get Rid of Muskrats - AAAnimalControl.com


Where Do They Live Muskrats prefer to live in wet environments and known for protecting their family from cold weather by building nests. Near a stream bank ...

Muskrat Facts - SoftSchools


Muskrat is a mammal that is closely related to voles and lemmings. ... Muskrats live in family groups composed of breeding couple and their offspring.

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Muskrats - Living with Wildlife | Washington Department of Fish ...


Entry holes are particularly evident where muskrats are living in tidewater areas ... You can do the work yourself or hire a company to do all or part of the work ...

DEEP: Muskrat Fact Sheet - CT.gov


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 ...

Muskrat - BioKIDS - University of Michigan


Where do they live? Muskrats are only native to the Nearctic region, but have been introduced to the Palearctic and Neotropical regions. They are found ...