Mammals - invasive

Nutria (Myocastor coypus) on Apr 27, 2022

Submitter does not have a specimen

Description of specimen

Fairly large, about 2-3 feet from head to tail.

Commentary

Thank you for your report! Your report contributes to our understanding of species' occurrence and distribution. Nutria are a common sight and widely established in the Willamette Valley. There is a lot of good information about nutria in Oregon on the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife's Living With Wildlife site, https://www.dfw.state.or.us/wildlife/living_with/nutria.asp.
Best,
Lindsey

Lindsey Wise
April 29, 2022, 9:03 a.m.