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Breathe deep, the gathering groom

Last month & earlier, the resident muskrats of the small swamp pond were hard at work, keeping longer hours than their preferred dusk-dawn shift. At first only one seemed to be gathering the greens & bringing them back to the … Continue reading

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Musk see

We’d seen a couple of pyramid push-up shelters in the swamp pond before, but just spotted their muskrat (Ondatra zibethicus) architects. On toward dusk, this one was swimming short laps to various vegetation spots, grazing his way around his reedy … Continue reading

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