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Ondatra zibethiucus  (Common Muskrat)

Photo of Ondatra zibethiucus by Virginia Skilton
© Virginia Skilton (Photo ID #64055)

Photographer's Submitted Details

Photo Location Campbell Valley, S. Langley, BC Photographer Virginia Skilton
Habitat marshy small river valley
Photo Date March 13, 2014 Upload Date March 14, 2014
Elevation (m) 54
UTM Zone # Latitude 49.03
UTM Easting Longitude -122.6575
UTM Northing Photo ID # 64055
Notes This animal was munching on what appeared to be the roots of grasses. It was diving to bring them to the surface. The other muskrat nearby was eating Douglas fir leaves from a small branch that had been blown into the water.

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