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Grand Opening Event is Saturday, October 11th from 10 am to 7 pm Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) October 03, 2014 Pittsburgh-based Busy Beaver opens its Lawrenceville
A new study from the University of Alberta, published in a recent issue of Mammalian Biology, reveals that busy beavers help Canada geese get an earlier start when the birds fly home and begin nesting in the spring.
According to a study by the University of Southampton, reintroduced European beavers could have an encouraging impact on wild salmon populations in Scotland.
The fossilized teeth of a beaver found by Bureau of Land Management employees on federal land represents the earliest record of the animal in North America and are estimated to be 7 to 7.3 million years old.
HARRISBURG, Pa., Aug.
A Canadian environment official said Wednesday that a beaver dam helped to contain an oil spill near the native village of Little Buffalo in Canadaâ€™s Alberta province.
A Canadian ecologist has discovered the world's largest beaver dam, located in a remote area of northern Alberta, which can be seen from space.
The North American Beaver (Castor canadensis) is a large semi-aquatic rodent native to Canada. Also it is native to most of the United States and parts of northern Mexico. Its fur is dark brown. It has a rounded head, a large flat paddle-shaped tail and webbed hind feet. The unwebbed front paws are smaller, with claws. This is the largest rodent found in North America and the second largest rodent in the world (the largest rodent being the South American capybara). Beavers are mainly...
Beavers are semi-aquatic rodents native to North America and Europe. They are the only living members of the family Castoridae. Genetic research has shown the European and North American beaver populations to be distinct species and that hybridization is unlikely. General Beavers are best known for their natural trait of building dams in rivers and streams. They build their homes in the eventual artificial pond. They are the second largest rodents in the world. Beavers continue to...