Unformatted text preview: feeds mainly on aquatic plants, it also eats snails, clams, crayfish, and frogs and may travel hundreds of feet from water to harvest land plants. It reproduces rapidly: several litters a year, each with up to 11 young. Muskrats use aquatic lodges that are smaller than beaver lodges and made of grasses and sedges instead of sticks and mud...
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- Fall '08
- Pleasantville, muskrat, North American Wildlife, Arvicolinae, aquatic mammal persists