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muskrat

a rabbit-sized aquatic rat that lives in a burrow and lives on vegetable matter, has thick, shiny, brown and gray fur and gives off a musky odor. Called also Ondatra zibethica.
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They procure several more Beaver and Musquash than we can because they have sixteen freemen Canadians & Iroquois, men partly worn out on their service whom they have without making them quite free, permitted to go and kill furs on their own account, and these people apply themselves to Killing Beaver with an application unknown to the Indians.
Salt marsh restoration monitoring, Musquash, New Brunswick: 2007 Progress Report.
In Chabanel Township, located adjacent to the south of Musquash Township, Dianor Resources (DOR-TSXV) and Dr.
Bedrock geology of the Musquash area (NTS 21 G/01), Saint John, Charlotte, and Kings Counties, New Brunswick.
The March sale in 1902 sold 44,551 beaver, 1,650,214 musquash, 8,675 otter, 57,349 mink, 5,701 lynx and so on.
Faux fur, such as the gorgeous Musquash fake fur throw in perfectly in keeping with the hunting theme and will keep you warm on chilly nights.
Musquash geology, Charlotte, Kings, and Saint John counties, New Brunswick.
The Flight had drifted with the tide onto the Musquash Ledges (45[degrees]07'33N, 66[degrees]15'02W), some 20 km southwest of Saint John.