Temperate Rainforest Facts

Muskrat Facts

Muskrat in water
Muskrat Swimming

Introduction - Muskrat

The Muskrat, who is often referred to as a rat, marsh rabbit, mud beaver, or mud cat, is a medium sized rodent that is not actually a true rat. It is native to North America and can be found in many areas including temperate rainforest. They can also be found in Asia, Europe and South America. They live in areas where water is nearby such as wetlands, mashes, ponds, and rivers. The information below list interesting facts about Muskrats including what they look like, why they spend so much time in the water, and when they breed. This information is written for both kids and adults.

Basic Muskrat Facts

Muskrat Semi Aquatic Life Facts

Muskrat Characteristics Facts