"That is indeed an excellent suggestion," said the water rat, and hurried off home.
It has a flat tail like the beaver and not at all resembling the tapering tail of water rat.
Indeed, Molina speaks of the coypou as a species of water rat, of the size and colour of the otter.
The water rat was restless, and he did not exactly know why.
The water rat, like the good little fellow he was, sculled steadily on and forbore to disturb him.
Her dwelling was more like the hole of a water rat than the quarters of a human being in a civilised city of the New World.
Thanks to a long course of disobedience to his poor mother, he had learned to swim like a water rat.
"Well, perhaps you have chosen the better way," said the water rat, but rather doubtfully.
One shoots a poli, a water rat, or a landeer and drags the carcass behind a low-flying flitter.
She dodged here and there like a water rat, slipped in among the cattle and shot out when they swung together.