• Controlling Nuisance Muskrats in Missouri Ponds and Lakes 

    Pierce, Robert A., II (University of Missouri Office of Extension, 2011-06)
    Muskrats (Ondatra zibethicus) are medium-sized, brown rodents with a thick body and short legs (Figure 1). An adult typically weighs about 2.5 pounds and is 22 to 25 inches long, including its 11-inch black tail. The ...