Tree cut down chewed by beaver, Castor canadensis

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Tree cut down chewed by beaver, Castor canadensis
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Image ID: AN6CHC
Beavers fell trees to dam streams to make a pond. The beaver then builds a lodge in the pond and are thus protected from predators. No species other than humans does more to alter its surroundings than beavers. They create new wetland habitat for many species.