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North American beaver - Wikipedia


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 America ...

American beaver videos, photos and facts - Castor canadensis ...


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 ...

American Beaver


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 ...

Beaver - Castor canadensis - NatureWorks


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 ...

American beaver | Oregon Zoo


Castor canadensis Beavers are found in streams, rivers, marshes and small lakes throughout most of North America, Northern Mexico and western Canada.

About Beavers » Beavers: Wetlands & Wildlife


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 ...

North American Mammals: Castor canadensis : Image Information


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 (Castor canadensis)


American Beaver Order Rodentia : Family Castoridae : Castor canadensis Kuhl. American Beaver (Castor canadensis). Photo by John L. Tveten. Description.

American Beaver - eNature


American Beaver Castor canadensis ... Not sure what you just saw? Search eNature's entire database of America's plants and animals to find your answer.

American Beaver | Lincoln Park Zoo


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 of ...

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Beavers, Beaver Pictures, Beaver Facts - National Geographic


Learn all you wanted to know about beavers with pictures, videos, photos, facts, and news ... Beavers are among the largest of rodents. ... American Black Bear.

BioKIDS - Kids' Inquiry of Diverse Species, Castor canadensis ...


A beaver's front legs are not as large or as strong as its back legs. ("Data: Species: Mammal: American Beaver- Castor canadiensis", 1998; Frazier, 1996; Hall ...

Castor canadensis (American Beaver) - IUCN Red List


In 1946 American Beavers were introduced at Isla Grande, Tierra del Fuego ( Argentina). Beavers are now found in all streams in the Andean and extra- Andean ...