Beaver – 4/20/14

Observer: Paul Lauenstein

Observation Date: 4/20/14

Observation Time: 7:15 p.m.

Observation Location: Gavins Pond

Common Name: Beaver

Scientific Name: Castor canadensis

Comments: Beavers are the second-largest living rodents, after capybaras, weighing up to 50 kg (110 lb). They build dams to form ponds in which they then build a lodge to protect themselves from predators.

More Information: Wikipedia