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muskrat in Animals topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishmuskratmusk‧rat /ˈmʌskræt/ noun [countable]  HBAan animal which lives in water in North America
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muskratHe has that blank muskrat face.Minks also eat muskrat carrion, and abandoned lodges provide valuable denning sites.Hence the mink is not so much a threat to the muskrat population as a direct competitor with muskrat trappers.The muskrat is a swamp-dwelling rodent something like a large water vole.Many of us kids knew how to trap muskrats and when the berries were just ripe enough-things like that.