Chalk it up to beaver awesomeness. Ranchers were tickled to see one able to herd 150 cattle with no problem.
Beavers help other wildlife by replenishing dead wood, a vital food and shelter resource.
Beaver dams are helping restore natural ecosystems throughout the U.S. Essentially, a beaver dam blocks off water in one section of the stream, which then creates a pond or lake. Using this, researchers may have found a way to remove excess nitrogen from local estuaries.
In 1609, when Henry Hudson arrived on the island of Manhattan, black bear, wolves, deer, beavers and river otters likely all lived there. One conservation ecologist thinks that and more is useful for planners and visitors to know.
A new beaver species that lived 28 million years ago has recently been discovered from fossils in eastern Oregon, and remarkably it may be related to the modern beaver, new research says.