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Beaver

Leave it to Beavers: Infographic: Beavers 101

These overgrown rodents are extraordinary engineers. Learn more about these unique, industrial creatures.

May 15th, 2014 | Comments

Leave it to Beavers: Full Episode

Learn how beavers are being recruited to reverse the effects of global warming and water shortages.

May 14th, 2014 | Comments

Leave it to Beavers: The Benefits of Beavers

When beavers and their families work together to build their dams of stone, logs and mud, they are doing more than just protecting themselves from predators.

May 14th, 2014 | Comments

Leave it to Beavers: Beaver Photos: Beavers at Work

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.

May 9th, 2014 | Comments

Leave it to Beavers: How Beavers Build Dams (Video)

Beavers are devoted to their work as dam builders and they are born equipped and ready for the job.

May 8th, 2014 | Comments

Leave it to Beavers: Beaver Rescue in Denver (Video)

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.

May 7th, 2014 | Comments

Leave it to Beavers: Beaver Fact Sheet: Everything You Need to Know About Beavers

The beaver might just be nature's greatest engineer. Excavating, logging and building landscapes, beavers are incredible environmental change agents.

May 7th, 2014 | Comments

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