The thumbnails below give a tiny idea of the photographs of muskrat that appear on each site. Each site has a larger, more detailed photo on it.
contains a section at the bottom of the page, "Muskusrattenbestrijding"
that is accompanied by a striking picture of a muskrat. A larger image is
available at http://www.overmaas.nl/7.jpg.
Home page: Waterschap Roer en Overmaas.
search for "muskrat" from the U.S. Fish
and Wildlife Service's National Image
Library will lead you to this picture of a muskrat created by R. Town.
It is in the public domain and available in JPEG format in 1147 x 781 (238 KB)
and 3193 x 2173 (991 KB) formats. The US Fish and Wildlife Service does
request that you credit the work if you use it, using a line such as "U. S.
Fish and Wildlife Service/photo by R. Town". See Privacy, Disclaimer, and Copyrights,
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.
Muskrat house in emergent wetland photograph from United States Environmental Protection Agency
photograph by Robert A. Macarthur (see next entry), from the home page of Kevin
L. Campbell. (Hosted at the Personal
Homepage Server, University of Manitoba,
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.)
Mike Walter's The Old Muskrat's Page has a
picture of a muskrat lodge on it (left) and also a photograph of baby muskrats
by Tiffany Hilton-Cole (right).
"Muskrat hut" by Mary Hollinger, Middle Patuxent River marsh, Maryland, from NOAA Photo Library, America's Coastlines Collection. Note: Most NOAA photos and slides are in the public domain. Credit MUST be given to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration/Department of Commerce unless otherwise instructed to give credit to the photographer or other source.
The Old Muskrat's Page has
a copy of this photograph on it.
A muskrat hut in a middle Patuxent River marsh by Mary
Hollinger, Mid Patuxent River, from NOAA Photo Library, America's Coastlines
Collection. Note: Most NOAA photos and slides are in the public
domain. Credit MUST be given to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric
Administration/Department of Commerce unless otherwise instructed to give credit
to the photographer or other source.
thin ice photograph by Robert A. Macarthur adorns his home page hosted at
the Department of Zoology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC,
Physical description and habits with photograph; Western Imprints
from Winchester Trapping. [The
first time I saw this photograph, it had this credit: "taken
from Bill Grunkenmeyer's video Wyoming's Wonderful Wildlife".]
picture of a muskrat appears on The Muskrat Den.
The J. Clark Salyer National Wildlife
Refuge page from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife
Service has links to several pictures of muskrat in GIF format. The
albino Mortimer Muskrat leads a text-and-pictures tour of the Canoe Trail and a muskrat
picture is part of Learn
about Wetlands. By the way, the Fish & Wildlife policies
state that, except where noted, information presented on their website is
considered public information and may be distributed or copied. Use of
appropriate byline/photo/image credit is requested.
is illustrated with pictures and diagrams. Also available in French at Le rat musqué.
From Hinterland's Who's Who / La
faune de l'arrière-pays, Canadian
Wildlife Service - Service canadien de la faune, Environnement Canada.
Waterbird Sanctuary Project Photography includes a photograph by David M.
Barron Photography; Oxygen Group
This photograph is the work of Shattil/Rozinski Photography, www.dancingpelican.com, Denver, Colorado 80237 USA.
It appears on The Wildlife of SE Iowa & NE Missouri page from Creative Farm & Home Realty.
The picture also appears on Mike Walter's
and Ecotoxicological Characteristics of Terrestrial Vertebrate Species Residing
in Estuaries at Patuxent
Wildlife Research Center.
same photo is on Le
rat musqué, from Animaux
à fourrure, Faune,
et le patrimoine naturel, Qualité de vie, Le Témiscamingue, portrait d'une
société. [This photo seems to be the same as the above, but
flipped horizontally, lighter, and cropped differently.]
has a picture of a muskrat on it; choose the "Ecology" link from Muskrat,
Ondatra zibethicus, to get to it. The main page also has the
above photograph, cropped a little differently. From Canada's
Freshwater Mammals, Discover Canada's
Aquatic Mammals, Mammals,
Aquatic Animals, Canada's Aquatic Environments.
Hosted at University of Guelph, Guelph,
Visit the Mixed Forest
section and click on "Muskrat" in the left frame. A picture of a
muskrat will be part of the image in the top right frame. Home page:
sauvage, St. Félicien.
Muskrat, Dhole/Asian Whistling Dog and Fish from Shamanism Working
With Animal Spirits Core.
muskrats and mortality" by Ona Siporin, from High Country News, August 19, 1996.
Muskrat feeding on a reed, Banff National Park, by John
Marriott. From Canadian
Wildlife Gallery, John Marriott
Wildlife and Nature Photography.
Kerry Wood Nature Centre:
Mammals of Waskasoo Park. From Waskasoo Park, Red Deer, Alberta, Canada.
Mammals of Upstate New York gives a top-side view of a swimming
muskrat. From The
Nature of Rochester Online Natural History Guide, Rochester-Info.com.
pays des étangs from Le
Ban sur Moselle, Collège "Les
Hauts de Blémont", L'Académie
de Nancy-Metz. (Le
pays des étangs looks identical, but I don't find complete links to it).
Muskrat from Louisiana Fur and Alligator Advisory Council.
This photograph also appears on their page Muskrats.
Found off of Pennsylvania
Game Commission - State Wildlife Management Agency: Photographs.
pictures of muskrat are available at Muskrat; from Kinds of Animals,
Floyd College Cyber-Swamp, Floyd College, Rome, Georgia.
photographs are available on the page Muskrat,
off of Flora
& Fauna Northwest at Gresham
High School, Gresham-Barlow
School District, Gresham, Oregon.
of muskrat taken by the Twin Grove Virtual Wetland Preserve Team is on Muskrats.
(created for the Museum in the
Classroom program) at Twin
Groves Middle School, Buffalo Grove, Illinois.
from Ecology and
Conservation of Illinois' Fur Resources, hosted on Illinois Natural History Survey WWW server.
The same photograph is on Animals from Space Technology Computer
Summer Camp1999, hosted at CIMIC
(Center for Information Management, Integration, and Connection), Rutgers University at Newark,
Information and Photo (Muskrat) from Ecology and Conservation of
Illinois' Fur Resources, hosted on Illinois
Natural History Survey WWW server
The Old Muskrat's Page has this photograph on it, credited to
"U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service photo by John and Karen
Muskrat has a photograph credited to Lillian Habeck; from Riparian dependent species at Information Integration for Watershed Planning and Risk Assessment (hosted by University of Nevada, Reno).
The same picture appears on Muskrat from Fauna Photos at Eco-USA.
A search for "muskrat" from CalPhotos brings up two
photographs of muskrat by Dr. Lloyd Glenn Ingles [The sites says these
photographs "may be used for any non-commercial purpose but please credit
Dr. Lloyd Glenn Ingles."] ...
... and one by John White [The sites says "This photo may be freely used for any non-commercial purpose, but please credit John White."]. Home page UC Berkeley Digital Library Project.
Muskrat (from Tracking and Stalking
North American Wildlife, The Virtual Cub Scout
Leader's Handbook) has a link to a photograph from Land and
Water Management Division, Michigan Department of
from Catalog Index, Jurica Nature Museum. Hosted on the
"cse" server of Benedictine University,
Rat musqué has two photographs of muskrats and a video clip of
a swimming muskrat. From Le «petit
monde» du marais (which also has a muskrat included in the drawing at the
top of the page). From Les milieux
d'intreprétation de la nature du lac Boivin Inc. Home page: Le monde de Darwin.
Muskrat Photo - The Digital Zoo; home page Winning Video ProductionsTM.
Muskrat has a link to a VR movie of a stuffed museum specimen and Musk Rat skull has a link to a VR movie of a muskrat skull. Each VR movie lets you use your mouse to rotate the object around its vertical axis so you can see the object from all sides. You will need Apple's QuickTime plug-in (or other plug-in that will play MOV files), to see the VR movie. From Natural History Collections, The University of Edinburgh, Scotland.
Common Muskrat (Ondatra
zibethicus) has a photograph by John L. Tveten on it. From The Mammals of Texas - Online Edition
by William B. Davis and David J. Schmidly. Hosted on The Natural Science Research Laboratory
server at Texas Tech University.
Together: Preschool Curriculum, Science/Technology
Curriculum, Plymouth Public
Schools, Plymouth, Massachusetts.
Ondatra zibethicus by Lloyd Glenn Engles. From Muskrat,
Chihuahuan Desert Home Page,
Centennial Museum, University of Texas at
photo credited to Mont St-Hilaire Nature Center on Muskrat;
Biodiversity Web Site.
général provides several drawings and photographs of muskrats and their
tracks and homes. From Les mammifères
(fiches techniques), L'Animalier des
Affluents, Commission scolaire des
Rat, Vole, Mouse
and Muskrat Skulls from Skulls
Skull from Will's
Skulls in Stereo
has a stereo photographs of a number of different animal skulls, including a
muskrat skull. From Dan's Stereo Photography
20 shows Plate 714-The Muskrat Hunter-Kotzebue, 1928. From Tribal Index, The Curtis Collection.
Memory site of The Library of
Congress has this January 1941 photograph of a muskrat trapper in Louisiana
in a couple of spots: I found it at "Oral
Traditions/Oral Histories" of Student Lesson, Section 1: What Are
Primary Sources?, and Federal Writers'
Project: Interview Excerpts. A larger version of the photograph is at http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/wpaintro/exinterv.jpg
This is a roundtail muskrat from Georgia
Wildlife Web Site; mammals: Neofiber alleni, Georgia's Mammals, Animals, e-Library, Georgia Wildlife Federation.
You can find additional photographs dealing with muskrats by doing a search for muskrat at Corbis.
Sometimes it is not obvious to me if it is a photograph or a painting, so you might want to check out my Drawings page, too.