The North American beaver (Castor canadensis) is one of two extant beaver
species. It is native to North America and introduced to Patagonia in South
North America's largest rodent, the American beaver, exhibits a wide range of
physical adaptations to its largely aquatic lifestyle. The heavily muscled body is ...
The beaver is our largest rodent. It is typically dark, reddish brown but varies from
a yellowish brown to almost black. They have a very distinctive flattened, scaly ...
The beaver is North America's largest rodent and is built for life in the water.
Adults can be up to four feet long and weigh over 60 pounds. The beaver has ...
Castor canadensis Beavers are found in streams, rivers, marshes and small
lakes throughout most of North America, Northern Mexico and western Canada.
Beavers are more than intriguing animals with flat tails and lustrous fur. American
Indians called the beaver the "sacred center" of the land because this species ...
The largest North American rodent and the only one with a broad, flat, scaly tail,
the Beaver is now common and widespread, even in areas it did not inhabit ...
American Beaver Order Rodentia : Family Castoridae : Castor canadensis Kuhl.
American Beaver (Castor canadensis). Photo by John L. Tveten. Description.
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Large incisors, a thick, flat tail and waterproof brown fur make the American
beaver easy to recognize. The species, which can weigh up to 65 pounds, is one