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The American Beaver is a large, semi-aquatic rodent that is found in North America.

They are the second largest rodent in the world and can weigh up to 33 pounds!

They are usually brown or black in colour, have a thick waterproof coat, and webbed hind feet.

They live in wetlands near rivers, streams, and lakes where they build dams and lodges out of sticks, mud, and stones.

They use their powerful tails to help them swim and their sharp incisors to chop down trees and branches to create their food and shelter.

American Beavers are herbivores and eat mainly bark, leaves, twigs, and aquatic plants.

They are very industrious creatures and can be quite entertaining to watch!

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Unknown
Population
IUCN Classification
Least Concern (LC)
IUCN Classification

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Geeky Facts about the American Beaver

Fact 1

They are the largest rodent in North America.

Fact 2

A beaver’s tail can be used to make a loud alarm call when slapped against water.

Fact 3

Thick layers of enamel on their teeth give them an orange color.

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