Russian Desman

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M. moscovitica, is seven inches long, of a brown color, and is still more strongly scented. The fish that devour it are penetrated with its odor. The musk is collected and sold to some exent as a perfume. The animal is found in the Volga and the adjacent lakes.” —Goodrich, 1885


Mammals: D


S. G. Goodrich, The Animal Kingdom Illustrated (New York: A. J. Johnson & Co., 1885) 146


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