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Muskrat - Wikipedia


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  ...

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 ...

In Homes on Ice, Muskrats Endure the Season | The Outside Story


Mar 16, 2009 ... Humans use gas-powered augers to drill holes in the ice; muskrats use their teeth. ... In river ecosystems they often live in burrowed bank dens, but in ... I do not know the depth of the pond and am wondering if muscrats can ...

Muskrats « Bi-State Wildlife Hotline Inc.


Many people who live on or near a lake, creek, river, or body of water are ... In general, muskrats keep to themselves and don't want much to do with humans.

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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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 ...

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.