Small Game of America: Old Man Muskrat
Wild America Collections
North America’s most widespread Mammal is a tenacious, aquatic Rodent — always swimming, digging, or eating in a rich wetland home. It flourishes despite the pressures of civilization and the ever-present trappers who desire its thick, glossy pelt. Watching a Muskrat bite a Moose on the nose and fight with neighbors, we see why it’s been likened to a grouchy old man.