No love for muskrats -- Overly abundant rodents are causing problems this spring in parts of Minnesota, N.D.
It's happened pretty much every night this spring, Tom Shirek says; his yellow Lab, Theo, makes the rounds of nearby sloughs and returns home with furry, little "presents" he leaves in the yard.
The "presents" are muskrats, and they're everywhere in some parts of northeastern North Dakota and northwestern Minnesota this spring. Shirek says there have been mornings when he's woken up to the sight of nearly a dozen dead muskrats dropped on his lawn.
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