Busy beavers work tirelessly to build dams of stone, logs and mud - and are born equipped and ready for the job. Beavers are capable of felling hundreds of trees if damming a river is necessary. Once a safe haven of deep water has been secured, dedicated beavers set up lodges to raise and protect their families. Browse the gallery of beavers at work to discover the resourcefulness and persistence involved in building a quality dam.
Beavers are devoted to their work as dam builders and they are born equipped and ready for the job.
Hairdresser Sherri Tippie, the top live trapper of the species in North America, rescues unwanted beavers in the Denver suburbs and finds them a new home.
The beaver might just be nature's greatest engineer. Excavating, logging and building landscapes, beavers are incredible environmental change agents.
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