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Image of a red fox, Vulpes vulpes.

Red Fox

Image by Aaron Maizlish on Flickr, CC BY-NC 2.0 Physical: This small, dog-like animal is rusty-red with white under parts, chin,


Northern River Otter

Image by Dmitry Azovtsev on Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0 Physical: The river otter has an elongated body with a broad, flattened


Common Muskrat

Image by Alexander Kirk from Wikimedia, CC BY 4.0 Physical: The adult muskrat is mostly aquatic but moves overland in autumn.


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