Ondatra zibethica


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Noun1.Ondatra zibethica - beaver-like aquatic rodent of North America with dark glossy brown furOndatra zibethica - beaver-like aquatic rodent of North America with dark glossy brown fur
gnawer, rodent - relatively small placental mammals having a single pair of constantly growing incisor teeth specialized for gnawing
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Shell from the four remaining sites (Table 2) was deposited by muskrat (Ondatra zibethica) feeding activity and/or through natural deposition by the river during periods of flooding and releases from the storage reservoir (Cherokee Lake).