live near rivers, streams and lakes in North America, Europe and Asia.
Habitat. These trees, up to 250 mm (9.8 in) in diameter, were felled by beavers in
one night. The habitat of the beaver is the riparian zone ...
Beavers are sizable rodents who are part of the genus Castor. These toothy
mammals spend significant portions of their lives in the water, and they usually
American Indians called the beaver the "sacred center" of the land because this
species creates such rich, watery habitat for other mammals, fish, turtles, frogs, ...
Hilary Cooke is the lead author of the study, and states:
created by beaver
ponds] is critical to birds in semi-arid regions yet has been severely degraded or lost through much of the West. Our results suggest that management of beavers
may be an importan... More »
Fascinating facts about beavers including diet, size, weight, habitat, range and
latin or scientific name.
When sites are available, beavers burrow in the banks of rivers and lakes. But
they also transform less suitable habitats by building dams. Felling and gnawing
Beavers eat the leaves, inner bark, and twigs of aspen (a favorite food), alder,
birch, cottonwood, willow, and other ...
What kind of habitat do they need? Beavers live in lodges. They will either live in
one built on an island, one built on the shore of a pond, or one built on a ...
HABITAT Beavers live by rivers, streams, ponds, and lakes. They are one of the
few animals that alter their environment in a large-scale way in order to provide ...