Muskrat

North American - One of the animals who tried to find. Dry soil for Manabush. In the lore of the Algonquians, four animals tried to find dry soil (oeh-da) from which Manabush could remake the world after the flood. Beaver, Mink and Otter all died in the attempt and only Muskrat succeeded. Also referred to as Muskrat.

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