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Fat, Fat Water Rat or The Well-Manicured Muskrat

I think this might be a Muskrat although I can't say for sure that I've ever seen one before. This guy was munching on greenery in the reeds of a fresh water lagoon.

Does a vegan need such long and sharp claws? They're super alien looking.

Ondatra zibethicus.

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Taken on May 27, 2010