Large, dark brown rodents which have a large black scaly flat tail and large teeth. They swim, cut down trees, by gnawing them, and build dams to live in.
Animal Diversity Web: Castoridae Family
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] Tells about both the American (Castor canadensis) and European (Castor fiber) species. Includes many photos, including photos of the skeletons.
BC Adventure.com: Beaver - Castor canadensis
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] A description of the beaver and its habits. Includes drawings of its tracks and track measurements.
[ Kids/Teens ] Information on North America's largest rodent. Describes this mammal natural behaviors for building dams, lodges, canals, and creating its own habitat to survive against predators.
Beaver Pictures & Facts
[ Kids/Teens ] Learn about nature's greatest engineers, the beaver and their amazing creations.
Benjamin and Betty
[ Kids/Teens ] Read about two master builders who live along the Little Falls river in Northern Baltimore County, Maryland.
Bob Arnebeck's Beavers
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] A guide to enjoying beavers by Bob Arnebeck based on his experiences with beavers in the St. Lawrence River. Includes many photos.
The Canadian Museum of Nature: Beaver
[ Kids/Teens/Mature Teens ] A brief description of the Canadian beaver and its importance in early Canadian history.
ConserveWildlife.org - Trapping Education - The Beaver
[ Kids/Teens ] Description of the animal and a map showing how common it is in the northeastern part of North America.
Ontario Fur Managers Federation: Beaver
[ Teens/Mature Teens ] A description of the animal, its habits, and distribution. Includes a discussion of beaver management.
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