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Muskrat

Photograph of a muskrat standing on grass
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. More

Muskrat Control

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

Muskrat Dens

Photograph of several muskrat dens in a wetlands in twilight
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. More

Muskrat Love

Photograph of a muskrat standing on grass
I noticed something in the water, and it wasn’t the catfish or bluegill that I am accustomed to witnessing... More
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Muskrat on Dry Land

Photograph of a muskrat standing on grass
Muskrats are semiaquatic, living in marshes, sloughs, streams, rivers, ponds, and lakes. More

Muskrat Swimming

Photograph of a 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. More

YouTube: Muskrat Damage Control

Helpful tips on muskrat damage control. More