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Beaver

  1. 1. M A I L E E Beaver
  2. 2. Table of Contents Characteristics Habitat Food Sources Predators Animals that Share this Habitat Positive and Negative Effects of Humans Effect of Losing a Member of the Food Chain
  3. 3. Characteristics  Can weigh from 16 to 32 kg  From 60 to 80 cm long  Oily fur to stay waterproof  Hind webbed feet and sharp claws on front paws  Fast swimmer  Tails are usually 30cm long
  4. 4. Habitat  Lives in wooded streams and wetlands  Builds dens, dams, and lodges  Usually 1 or more underwater passages  Houses are about 5m wide and 2m high  Made of mud and branches  Inside is a feeding area and a dry space for the nest
  5. 5. Food Sources  Eats bark, leaves, grass, berries, and water plants  Their favorite type of bark is aspen  Beavers are herbivores
  6. 6. Predators Wolf Bear Coyote Wolverine Lynx River otter
  7. 7. Animals that Share this Habitat  River otters  Fish  Frogs  Birds  Ducks
  8. 8. Positive and Negative Effects of Humans  Humans cut down forests for wood  They drain wetlands for houses  Polluting water  Making nature reserves  Helping the national symbol
  9. 9. Effect of losing a member of the food chain  If there was no sun nothing would exist  If there no berries there would be no beavers  If no beavers wolves would need to find a new prey  If no wolves beavers would over populate

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