Beaver

Beaver

Beavers inhabit water areas: the river, Lakes, large ponds. The most common species of beavers are: European beaver, Canadian beaver and mountain beaver, sewel. They are herbivorous organisms, prowadzące rodzinny tryb życia. Their unusual feature is the fact, that they can build their houses "lodges" on an unusual structure made of branches and boughs of trees, stones and mud. Najpierw przy brzegu wygrzebują jamę, which they harden with the above-mentioned materials. The lodges rise above the water level. There are canals built by beavers, tamy, built by beavers with remarkable precision, and which facilitate the transport of branches needed to expand lodges. The branches are cut off with extremely strong incisors, which grow back again after being scratched. Beavers are amazing divers. They feel more confident in water than on land. They have properly adapted organs, które ułatwiają im życie pod wodą. Their fur consists of 2 layers. Gęste i krótkie włosy chronią przed zimnem, and the long ones give additional protection and camouflage.