Mammals in Water

We – the dog and I – came across the muskrat again.  Argos never sees him, perhaps because we are on a bridge and he’s about 15 feet below us.  It makes me wonder how much the smells above and around the water are an added protection.  As I walk along the path, I can often pick up what smell like animal odors, which may mean they’re nearby or have just passed across.  This fellow was sitting on the bank of a small island and, when he heard us above, he swam off.

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