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 ...
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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 ...
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;
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 is listed as Least Concern because it is very widespread, ... In
1946 American Beavers were introduced at Isla Grande, Tierra del Fuego ...
Descriptions and articles about the American Beaver, scientifically known as
Castor canadensis in the Encyclopedia of Life. Includes Overview; Brief Summary
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 ...
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