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Beaver Habitat

The beaver habitat is a typical example of an niche construction. It consists of Dams, usually created by cut trees, a pond and lodges.

Beaver pond full of water in the spring.

Beaver pond full of water in the spring.

This entrance to the beaver lodge is now visible as the water was drained off.

A beaver pond from which the water was drained by a destroyed dam.

A beaver pond from which the water was drained by a destroyed dam.

Beaver cut trees are abundant.
Though the dam was destroyed the population seems to recover as freshly cut trees are visible.
Beaver cut trees are abundant.

Beaver cut trees are abundant.
A solitary tree processed by beaver teeth in a now dry beaver pond.

Now that the water from the pond is drained off, the little creek is visible.

Though the dam was destroyed the population seems to recover as freshly cut trees are visible.


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