Dam Fun Facts About Beavers

SciShow shares fun facts about nature’s greatest engineers: the beaver!

Special thanks to Dr. Heidi Perryman of http://www.martinezbeavers.org/ for pointing out some of our photo examples were of nutria, also called coypu, another large aquatic rodent, that is also cute, but not a beaver.
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Sources:
http://news.discovery.com/animals/zoo-animals/beaver-dam-canada-space.htm
http://wildlife.utah.gov/publications/pdf/2012_beavers.pdf
http://www.vetmed.wsu.edu/features/baileyMay06.asp
http://www.canadiangeographic.ca/kids/animal-facts/beaver.asp
http://www.landscouncil.org/beaversolution/facts_on_beavers.asp
http://newswatch.nationalgeographic.com/2013/10/01/beaver-butts-emit-goo-used-for-vanilla-flavoring/
http://www3.northern.edu/natsource/MAMMALS/Beaver1.htm

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