Culture Art & Media Photo: Muskrat Pair Makes the Sweetest Couple By Melissa Breyer Editorial Director Hunter College F.I.T., State University of New York Cornell University Melissa Breyer is Treehugger’s editorial director. She is a sustainability expert and author whose work has been published by the New York Times and National Geographic, among others. our editorial process Melissa Breyer Updated August 13, 2020 Tony LePrieur / Flickr Share Twitter Pinterest Email Culture History Travel Sustainable Fashion Art & Media Holidays Community Our photo of the day comes from Carburn Park, Calgary. It would be easy to get anthropomorphic and read all kinds of human things into the gestures of these two muskrats, photographed by Tony LePrieur. But of course, everyone says we're not supposed to anthropomorphize animals, right? Ok, fine, but then we learn that muskrats are mostly monogamous ... and how can we not assign some feelings here?! Would you like to see your nature photo featured as the TreeHugger photo of the day? Join TreeHugger’s Reader Photo Pool on Flickr and add your pictures to the group.