- CHAPTER 10: Beavers, Muskrats, and Raccoons. Lawlor, Elizabeth P. // Discover Nature in Water & Wetlands;2000, p197
This chapter provides scientific information on beavers, muskrats and raccoons that can be found in wetlands. As long as there is adequate food and water, farmlands, urban parks, and suburban backyards have become home to the adaptable animals, which may inhabit church steeples, sewers, sheds...
- Idealism. Findley, Timothy // Harrowsmith Country Life (11908416);Jun96, Vol. 21 Issue 128, p98
Presents a short story about how the author tried to save the population of beaver and muskrat in Canada. How the author went about it; End result of the author's attempts.
- PRELIMINARY SURVEYS FOR ROUND-TAILED MUSKRATS IN ARTHUR R. MARSHALL LOXAHATCHEE NATIONAL WILDLIFE REFUGE. PIFER, EMILY K.; BRANDT, LAURA A.; MAZZOTTI, FRANK J. // Florida Scientist;Spring2012, Vol. 75 Issue 2, p87
The round-tailed muskrat (Neofiber alleni) is a nocturnal rodent restricted to Florida and southeastern Georgia and is dependent on wetlands for survival. The status of Everglades round-tailed muskrat populations is unknown; however, they are known to occur at the Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee...
- PLATE 2 LARGE SEMIAQUATIC RODENTS. // Peterson Field Guide to Mammals of North America;2006, p4
An encyclopedia entry for "large semi-aquatic rodents" found in North America is presented. The common muskrat has a glossy brown fur and tail flattened on sides, while the coypu is larger than the common muskrat, with coarser fur and rounded tail. The American beaver has scaly, paddle-shaped...
- COYPU: MYOCASTORIDAE. // Peterson Field Guide to Mammals of North America;2006, p339
An encyclopedia entry for "Coypu: Myocastoridae" is presented. It offers information on the Myocastoridae family, which is native to South America but has been introduced widely in North America. Species belonging to this family include American Beaver and Common Muskrat. The sounds they make...
- Survey Techniques for Determining Occupancy of Isolated Wetlands by Round-tailed Muskrats. Schooley, Robert L.; Branch, Lyn C. // Southeastern Naturalist;2005, Vol. 4 Issue 4, p745
Neofiber alleni (round-tailed muskrat) is a wetland-associated species of conservation concern restricted to the southeastern United States. This species is relatively unstudied and no standardized procedures exist for determining its distribution. We evaluated a survey technique for assessing...
- The Beaver's Little Brother. Smith, Dwight G. // World & I;Sep2003, Vol. 18 Issue 9, p144
Examines the important role played by the amphibious muskrat in maintaining the ecological balance of wetlands. Reason Native Americans generally held the muskrat in high regard; Its habitats; Scientific name for the muskrat; Weight of an adult muskrat. INSET: The Round-tailed Muskrat.
- Baby, It's Cold Outside. Silverstone, Martin // Harrowsmith Country Life (11908416);Nov/Dec2000, Vol. 24 Issue 155, p38
Focuses on several mammals which can build special homes to secure warmth. How a beaver renovates its lodge during winter; Importance of the victims' fur in the nest-building of ermines, also known as the short-tailed weasel; Details on how a family of muskrats construct their homes to avoid...
- Year of the muskrat. Nams, Magi,; Powell, Linda Kay, // Ranger Rick;July97, Vol. 31 Issue 7, p14
Offers some information about muskrats. Diet; Winter behavior; Shelter; Reproductive and parental behavior.