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Ondatra zibethiucus (Linnaeus, 1766)
Common Muskrat
Family: Cricetidae


© Virginia Skilton     (Photo ID #64055)


Distribution of Ondatra zibethiucus in British Columbia.
Source: Map courtesy of David Nagorsen

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Species References

Nagorsen, David W. 2005. Rodents and Lagomorphs of British Columbia. Royal BC Museum Handbook. Royal BC Museum, Victoria.