Northumberland OPP are investigating a situation that took place on Plank Road in Gores Landing earlier this week.
Investigators say an injured muskrat in a Huggies diaper box was ditched near the boat launch area.
Police are looking for three people who were spotted at the scene driving a four-door blue sedan.
The animal was sent to a wildlife rehabilitation centre in Durham Region.
Anyone with information is being asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers.
WebReadyTM Powered by WireReady® NSI | © Copyright 2008-2016 My Broadcasting Corporation