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Photograph of a muskrat standing on grass

Muskrat

Ondatra zibethicus
One of the most abundant commercial furbearers in Missouri, this semiaquatic rodent has benefited from the construction of thousands of farm ponds throughout the state.

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Muskrat Control

Learn to identify, prevent, and control muskrat damage in your Missouri pond or wetland.

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Photograph of several muskrat dens in a wetlands in twilight

Muskrat Dens

Muskrats often build large houses out of vegetation in shallow water. The nest, or den, is reached by means of a tunnel that usually opens under water. Other times, they dig their homes into a stream or pond bank.

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Photograph of a muskrat standing on grass

Muskrat Love

I noticed something in the water, and it wasn’t the catfish or bluegill that I am accustomed to witnessing...

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Photograph of a muskrat standing on grass

Muskrat on Dry Land

Muskrats are semiaquatic, living in marshes, sloughs, streams, rivers, ponds, and lakes.

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Photograph of a muskrat swimming

Muskrat Swimming

One of the most abundant commercial furbearers in Missouri, this semiaquatic rodent has benefited from the construction of thousands of farm ponds throughout the state.

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YouTube: Muskrat Damage Control

Helpful tips on muskrat damage control.

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