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Beaver - Wikipedia


The beaver (genus Castor) is a large, primarily nocturnal, semiaquatic rodent. Castor includes ... A beaver's teeth grow continuously so that they will not be worn down by chewing on wood. Their...

MartinezBeavers.org » Why are Beaver Teeth Orange?


Beave r teeth turn orange from the iron content in the food they eat. The hard orange enamel covers a softer layer underneath that constantly chisels away while ...

Why Beaver Teeth Are So Tough : Animals : Nature World News


Feb 17, 2015 ... Even without brushing their teeth or drinking fluoridated water, beavers have remarkably strong teeth good for gnawing on wood. A new study ...

Making Teeth Tough: Beavers Show Way to Improve Our Enamel ...


Feb 12, 2015 ... EVANSTON, Ill. --- Beavers don't brush their teeth, and they don't drink fluoridated water, but a new Northwestern University study reports ...

Beaver Facts: Beaver Behavior, Biology | Beaver Solutions LLC


To obtain food and building materials, beavers are well known for their ability to topple large trees using nothing but their specially adapted incisor teeth and ...

Beavers - Living with Wildlife | Washington Department of Fish ...


The beaver's incisors (front teeth) are harder on the front surface than on the back , and so the back wears faster. This creates a sharp edge that enables a ...

Beaver Teeth Have Iron Advantage - Scientific American


Feb 23, 2015 ... Beaver enamel is rich in iron—which is even more effective than fluoride at staving off cavities. Christopher Intagliata reports.

Beaver - Wilderness Classroom - The Wilderness Classroom


Dec 7, 2013 ... The incisors on beavers can grow as much as 4 feet per year! Beaver teeth are so strong that they are able to chew through large tree trunks.

Beaver teeth are coated with iron! | learnsomethingneweachday


Nov 3, 2011 ... Beavers are amazing builders and, according to this evening's episode of Nature, can eat through a tree trunk in an hour or two. But what ...