By: Mrs. Toivonen Clue 1: This species have offspring twice in a year. The offspring mature in five to 6 months of age.
By: Mrs. Toivonen Clue 2: This species is a vegetarian and it feeds on the roots and stems of various plants in the marsh area.
By: Mrs. Toivonen Clue #3: This species lives in a den with 1 male, 2 or 3 females and their litters. They are commonly called colonial species.
By: Mrs. Toivonen Clue #4: This species is a mammal. They feed their young with milk.
By: Mrs. Toivonen Clue #5: This organism is considered a rodent. It has two large buckteeth in the front and continuously has to gnaw to keep them from growing too long. This is why they destroy most plants they encounter.
By: Mrs. Toivonen Clue # 6 : This animal is originally from South America. It was brought to this country to be used for the fur trade. They now have become quite a nuisance since there is no longer a fur trade.
By: Mrs. Toivonen Clue # 8 The only natural predators for this animal are closer inland. This animal is digging and threatening the marshland areas. There are currently bounties on it’s head. Last chance to guess.
IT’S A NUTRIA- LOOKS LIKE ITS CLOSE RELATIVE THE BEAVER!! By: Mrs. Toivonen