Gallery description : beaver

These mammals usually live 15 - 20 years. The top speed it is able to reach is 55km/h (34mph). Beaver which scientific name is castor canadensis grows 80cm - 120cm (31in - 47in). Beaver is a mammal that lives in arid forest and desert. It has a fur skin type. The diet is herbivore. The average weight of the beaver is 16kg - 27kg (35lbs - 60lbs).

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Facts about beavers
NameBeaver
Conservation StatusThreatened
Size (L)80cm - 120cm (31in - 47in)
ColourBrown, grey
TypeMammal
Top Speed55km/h (34mph)
PredatorsWolf, bear, lynx
GenusCastor
Scientific NameCastor canadensis
Distinctive FeaturesTransparent eyelids and big, flat tail
ClassMammalia
Average Litter Size4
LifestyleSolitary
Life Span15 - 20 years
OrderRodentia
DietHerbivore
KingdomAnimalia
Main PreyTree bark, willow, water lilly
PhylumChordata
FamilyCastoridae
HabitatArid forest and desert
Weight16kg - 27kg (35lbs - 60lbs)
Skin TypeFur
Image Details
Description Beaver. Busy Beaver
Width 973 pixels
Heigh 691 pixels
File type JPG
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