- 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.
- Muskrats. Reynolds, M. // Country Journal;Dec88, Vol. 15 Issue 12, p54
Discusses muskrats who live near weeds and water. These stealthy mammals seldom venture out in daylight, but the signs of their presence are obvious. Details about the animal; Habitat; Enemy; Signs.
- Fur Flies Over Muskrat Hats. Moorhouse, Barney // Ontario Out of Doors;Nov/Dec2014, Vol. 46 Issue 10, p18
The article presents reaction of various associations on the decision of the officers of the RCMP to replace muskrat hats with wool toques.
- Who Am I? Zebrowski, Shirley // Hopscotch;Jun/Jul2004, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p45
Presents clues that identifies and describes a muskrat.
- A moist and musky visitor. // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;2/3/97, Vol. 24 Issue 8, p26
Tells the story of a wayward muskrat in Calgary, Alberta which was trapped in a woman's bathtub and then turned over to the Cochrane Wildlife Reserve. Charlotte Green, the woman whose bathtub the muskrat was found in.
- The Muskrat. Bartels, Alan J. // Nebraska Life;Jan/Feb2011, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p52
The article offers information on muskrats, a winter animal which spends months stashing cattail stalks and other plants as food for these lean times.
- Microgeographic morphological differentiation in muskrats. Le Boulenge, Eric; Legendre, Pierre // Journal of Mammalogy;Aug96, Vol. 77 Issue 3, p684
Studies the cranial morphometry in local populations of muskrats inhabiting ponds along various tributaries in a single river drainage in southern Belgium. Description of cranial characteristics in terms of components of age, size and shape; Investigation on the spatial pattern of morphometric...
- Digestibility of animal tissue by muskrats. Campbell, Kevin L.; MacArthur, Robert A. // Journal of Mammalogy;Aug96, Vol. 77 Issue 3, p755
Examines the potential nutritional benefits derived by muskrats by supplementing their diet of aquatic plants with animal tissue. Gains in body mass, intake of dry matter and coefficients of dry matter, energy and protein digestibility with the rising levels of meat consumption; Identification...
- Huddling behavior and the foraging efficiency of muskrats. MacArthur, Robert A.; Humphries, Murray M. // Journal of Mammalogy;Aug97, Vol. 78 Issue 3, p850
Discusses a study which was conducted to determine the roles huddling and communal grooming play in the foraging energetics of muskrats. Methodology used in the study; Reference to previous studies conducted on huddling behavior; What data collected from the study revealed.