The American Beaver, Castor canadensis, is a large, semi-aquatic rodent native to North America. It is one of two extant species of beaver; the other is the Eurasian beaver, Castor fiber.

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The American beaver needs an exhibit that contains a lot of water. They prefer the wetlands biome, but will also do well in temperate forest. or Grassland


American beavers are herbivores that eat branches and lettuce.


The only enrichment item for the beaver is the pile of branches. They will use these branches to construct a shelter.


There are no available shelters for the American beaver. They build their own shelters from a pile of branches.


American beavers are monogamous; they have a single mate for life. They have litters of 1-2 kits.


  • American beavers are sometimes dropped by parachute into remote areas to build dams and reduce erosion in rivers in real life.