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Castor canadensis (American Beaver) is a species of rodents in the family beavers. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They are native to The Nearctic, United States, United States, Mexico, and Canada. They are nocturnal herbivores. Individuals are known to live for 180 months and can grow to 754.74 mm. Reproduction is viviparous and dioecious. They have parental care (female provides care and paternal care).

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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of american beaver. View this species on GBIF