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North American beaver


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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 - 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.

North American Beaver - Great Plains Nature Center


"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 ...

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
Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Chordata Class: Mammalia
Order: Rodentia Family: Castoridae Genus: Castor
Species: Castor canadensis
Active throughout the year, the American Beaver is primarily nocturnal and most likely to be observed in the evening. Beavers living along a river generally make burrows with an underwater entrance in the riverbank; these are known... More »
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BioKIDS - Kids' Inquiry of Diverse Species, Castor canadensis ...


Beavers are the largest rodents in North America, and they spend most of their time in the water. To protect themselves from the cold and wetness they have ...

Beavers, Beaver Pictures, Beaver Facts - National Geographic


There are two species of beavers, which are found in the forests of North America , Europe, and Asia. These animals are active all winter, swimming and foraging ...

North American Mammals: Castor canadensis


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 ...