We were walking by our pond out back this evening and saw this. I was pretty surprised because we've only ever seen ducks there. At first I thought it was a beaver, but Ben reminded me that water rats are common here. It took us awhile to remember what they're called, it went something like this....
Ben: Creature or maybe Urchin
Michelle: No, how about Capibarra
Ben: Oh Yeah, Nutria
Talk about Rodent of Unusual Size, this thing is about 2 feet long (not including the tail).
2 weeks ago