Without a doubt, the feature I enjoy most on our property (aside from my vegetable garden, of course) is the beautiful pond that lies at the edge of our yard. During the summer months, I’ll often sit by the pond for hours at a time while reading, watching the wildlife or simply relaxing. When my husband noticed some damage to the pond’s retaining wall one day, we had no idea what was causing the problem – until we saw a couple of muskrats gliding through the water!
What Should You Know About Muskrats?
We knew it would be worth our while to learn some basic muskrat facts, including how to trap them so we could remove them from our property. Here’s some of what we learned:
General Facts About Muskrats
- Muskrats are semiaquatic creatures that are actually classified as rodents
- Muskrats are fantastic swimmers that make expert use of their