Location: Wascana Marsh
– Muskrats have the ability to swim fowards and backwards.
– They are able to breathe for up to fifteen minutes underwater.
– Muskrats have long claws used to dig burrows into the banks of lakes and rivers.
– They feed mostly on plants, but will eat fish, frogs, and small turtles.
– Muskrats are capable of gnawing and chewing underwater.