C. canaensis C. fiberC. californicus

Trivia about beavers

  • These semi-aquatic rodents plaster their lodges with mud
  • Their lodges can be of different kinds, depending on whether they're built on islands, ponds or lakes
  • (Hi, I'm NBA All-Star Gary Payton.) As a college student at Oregon State, I was one of these tree-cutting rodents
  • In April 1999 a family of 3 of these rodents was "arrested" for attacking cherry trees in Washington, D.C.
  • Medieval monks dined on these flat-tailed aquatic rodents, saying as fish, they could be eaten on fast days