Is nutria in the muskrat family?
Nutria belong to th family Myocastoridae. Muskrats belong to the family Cricetidae. So they do not belong to the same family.
There are a variety of animals similar in nature to the muskrat, but the most common animals that bare a similarity to the muskrat are the groundhog and nutria.
Nutria is a large, aquatic rodent, native to tropical Americas. Similar to a very large muskrat.
The nutria, or more correctly, "coypu", is a large rodent of Central and South America, that resembles a really large muskrat. Introduced into many U.S areas, where they are labeled a pest.
Scientific classification of the nutia: Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia Order: Rodentia Family: Myocastoridae Genus: Myocastor Species: M. coypus Binomial name: Myocastor coypus
Nutria are semi aquatic while groundhogs are terrestrial. Physically, nutria have webbed rear feet and a mostly hairless, long rounded tail while a groundhog has a furry tail and his feet are not webbed. Nutria also have more prominent whiskers than a groundhog and a whitish chin. if you can get a look at the animal's incisors, orange to reddish incisors are characteristic for nutria. Nutria can be distinguished from muskrats by their size (nutria… Read More
No. Both are of the order Rodentia (rodents). A muskrat is of the Muridae family (rats and mice). A woodchuck is of the Sciuridae family (squirrels).
The species are, in descending order: muskrat, raccoon, opossum, nutria, beaver, coyote, mink, and gray and red fox
Mussels,Crayfish,Fish,Turtles,Otters,Muskrat,Beaver,Shrimp,Snails,Alligator,Nutria,and Mink...These are all fresh water animals :)
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Nutria is a species of rodent similar to the muskrat. The species is endemic to South America and was imported in the US by E. A. McIlhenny (Tabasco sauce maker). He thought it would be a source of revenue for fur trappers. However, the pelt of the Nutria is not prized as a valuable fur and has little commercial value. This was an interesting question? Is this for homework?
A nutria is actually an animal. A nutria is actually an animal.
Nutria do not hibernate
Which of these isn't a euphemism for muskrat fur, but is a euphemism for muskrat meat? Your Answer: Marsh hare
nutria or nutria de mar
nutria i think are large rats/rodents i think
a muskrat is a carnivore. from zac.and his baby a muskrat is a carnivore. from zac.and his baby michal jakson a muskrat is a carnivore. from zac.and his baby trish stas
algae, trout, salmon, bass, cranes (or called herons) manatee, otters, and beavers. Algae is actually plant life. Others include: Frogs, toads, mink, mussels, alligators, crayfish, shrimp, snails, nutria, turtles and muskrat
Nutria are related to rats, also known as water rats. Capybaras are related to hamsters and guinea pigs. Capybaras are much larger than nutria, and can weigh up to 140 lbs. They are much friendlier than nutria and don't destroy vegetation like nutria do.
Nutria can be found in the State of Oregon.
Algae, trout, salmon, bass, cranes (or called herons) manatee, otters, and beavers. Algae is actually plant life. Others include: Frogs, toads, mink, mussels, alligators, crayfish, shrimp, snails, nutria, turtles and muskrat.
A 'baby' muskrat is called: a kit.
There is no specific term for a female muskrat.
No, but a raccoon might eat a muskrat.
banana and banana muskrat
The Nutria is a consumer because it eats and does not produce anything.
nutria strict vegetarians, eats plants ,(mostly insects)
They The muskrat survives by eating and staing away from prediters!
yes a muskrat will kill a duck.
Muskrat is the muskrat's common name. Muskrat derives from a Native American word that was mispronounced by English settlers as musquash. People eventually thought that had something to do with its musky odor, and the name changes to musk beaver and then muskrat. The scientific name of the muskrat is Ondatra zibethicus.
Rikki Tiki, Nag, Nagaina, Kurait, Darzee and his wife, Teddy and his family, and that muskrat dude
it is a herbivorous
Nutria, but the french call the nutria meat ragondin.
Nutria originated in southern Argentina and Chile. They were raised in many fur farms and escapees now populate much of America and Europe.
Nutria comes from South America and came to North America for fur trades.
Muskrat dens are made out of different pond weeds for example cattails.
The airport code for Muskrat Dam Airport is MSA.
Nutria, basically were imported by humans, and follow rivers and canals as they spread.
Most pellet rifles are capable of killing a nutria. A few of the more powerful pistols can also kill a nutria. Do not use a BB gun. they are less accurate and may only injure the rodent.
I have heard, from other people, that the saliva of nutria are toxic to dogs. So even if they were bit by the nutria and simply wounded, they could still die due to the toxins. BUT like I said, that is what I've heard from other people.
On nutria island there's only one its the one near where you dock your fan boat.
Nutria is native to South America, but also has been introduced to North America, Europe, Asia, and Africa.
No it doesn't.
with its claws
Only if the muskrat is small enough to fit down its throat - frogs have no teeth to chew their food.
Yes, nutria rats are mammals and all mammals are vertebrates (they have a backbone). For more information on vertebrates and invertebrates see related questions.
they use it for their fur