Muskrat Sightings

Order: Rodentia Family: Cricetidae Genus: Ondatra Species: Ondatra zibethicus

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Common Name: Muskrat
Species: Ondatra zibethicus
Record#: 4952
Location: Spryfield, Nova Scotia , Canada
Date Sighted: 2017-06-26 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
Site Description: Next to Spryfield wave pool, river and bridge area.
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Common Name: Muskrat
Species: Ondatra zibethicus
Record#: 3798
Location: Didsbury, Alberta, Canada
Date Sighted: 2014-09-17 #Seen: 8
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Common Name: Muskrat
Species: Ondatra zibethicus
Record#: 1305
Date Sighted: 2012-05-08 #Seen: 1
User#: JUNPonline
View full size photo of Muskrat in Cow Bay, Nova Scotia, CanadaSite Description: Silver Sands Park, very small pond with lots of cattails, was carrying cattails in the photo.
Comment : Hard to tell the difference from a beaver but it was much smaller, looked like a narrow tail,there were no felled trees or beaver dam and it dissappeared into the muddy pond bank.


 
Common Name: Muskrat
Species: Ondatra zibethicus
Record#: 1150
Location: Watsonville, California, USA
Date Sighted: 2012-03-04 #Seen: 1
Site Description: Slough with lots of vegetation in the water and around the perimeter.
Comment : Saw it swimming as well as out of water.