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 ...
Beavers are found throughout all of North America except for the northern
regions of Canada and the deserts of the southern United States and Mexico. (
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-
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 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 ...
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
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"Busy as a beaver", goes the old saying, and that is especially true come autumn.
Beaver modify their environment for their own purposes more than any other ...