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...
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
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 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 ...
The American beaver
(Castor canadensis) is one of two living species of beavers
—the other species of beaver
is the Eurasian beaver
. They are aquatic rodents and have a number of adaptations that make them adept swimmers including webbed feet and a broad, flat tail that... More »
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 ...
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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 ...
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 ...
"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 ...