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North American beaver

Castor canadensis

Description:

The North American beaver is a large rodent with large webbed hind feet and a flat tail. This is the first time I was able to get a picture of one that was out of the water. It got out of the water to groom itself (pics 1,2, and 5 and video https://youtu.be/NXdNsPJ0IMY). Its eating lily pads in pics 3, 4 and videos https://youtu.be/NDkaIrBE15g and https://youtu.be/00YKLI-_zpM

Habitat:

Spotted at the Billy Frank Jr. Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge in one of the wetlands that were covered in lily pads.

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3 Comments

mauna Kunzah
mauna Kunzah 3 months ago

ūüėć

Brian38
Brian38 4 months ago

Thank you, Neil. They are fun to watch!

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 4 months ago

Awesome spotting, Brian. I love beavers :)

Brian38
Spotted by
Brian38

DuPont, Washington, United States

Spotted on Jun 22, 2020
Submitted on Jun 25, 2020

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