Common Muskrat

A Common Muskrat (Ondatra zibethicus zibethicus), a semi-aquatic rodent, spotted during a photowalk through Huntley Meadows Park, Alexandria, Virginia USA. Muskrat are often misidentified as beaver, especially when their pointed tail isn’t visible.

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