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Muskrat

Order: Rodentia

Family: Cricetidae

Ondatra zibethicus

 

I have been seeing this guy at a small retention pond that I have included in my daily walk. Usually it dives and hides. The other day, for some reason, it swam right toward me.

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Taken on April 14, 2012