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Red Fox

Physical: This small, dog-like animal is rusty-red with white under parts, chin, and throat. The ears are pointy and tall, and


Northern River Otter

Physical: The river otter has an elongated body with a broad, flattened head.  Body size ranges from 26 to 40 inches


Common Muskrat

Physical: The adult muskrat is mostly aquatic but moves overland in autumn. They have a head to body length of 10


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