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Officer responds to free stuck muskrat

1 month ago   |   By The Scoop

Muskrat in kennel
Animal Control Officer Kevin Mack found himself “unsticking” a stuck muskrat recently. A caring neighbor called about an animal trapped in a fence not far from the Animal Shelter. Mack asked them to send a photo and was surprised to see that it was a muskrat.
There is no real muskrat habitat anywhere near the location where the animal was stuck. They prefer marshes, swamps, and wetlands with at least four to six inches of water.
But there was no mystery to how he became stuck in the fence, according to Mack. The muskrat had managed to squeeze his head and front legs...
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