A collar tag to be put on a nutria. It's designed stretch so it can be put on snugly and a nutria will neither get a limb stuck inside nor have trouble breathing. Tagging the animals will help biologists to better understand the nutria's habits and...
Invasive species; Interpretation; Photography; Mammals; Rodents; Work of the Service; Wildlife management;
A nutria snacks on greens while being filmed for the USFWS and Pangolin Film's effort to create awareness surrounding the dangers of the spreading non-native nutria populations in the northwest region.
A trap baited with carrots and apples awaits a nutria to venture out of the water and investigate. The animals are trapped in order to tag them to better understand the habits of nutria and to prevent their spreading.