The Musk-Rat, pp.56-57.

[Three Hundred Animals Contents]

   IS a native of Canada, and resembles the beaver in many of the habits of life. He has a fine musky scent, and builds his holes in marshes, and by the water-side, with two or three ways to get in or go out, and several distinct apartments in the manner of the beaver. They live upon small fish and water insects. 

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