Backpacker

Or building a snow wall around your shelter to guard against a body numbing wind? ... Beavers build the entrances to their lodges underwater, below the freezing level — good protection since predators have to be willing to take a ...

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The Dental Review

They then drag the long pieces and roll the short , thick ones to the water , and float them to their house . ... The beavers build their houses small at first , but then gnaw away on the inside and build on to the outside , thus making ...

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Scholars Leaf of the Tree of Knowledge

In building their become low , when the little streams above houses as well as their dams , they drag the are dried up ... below their houses . up under the chin , and walking on three The beaver - dams differ in shape according legs .

Author: M. B. Walker

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The American Beaver and His Works

IN 126 A F ? of which the beaver make choice for building their houses on in preference to another ; for they sometimes build on points , sometimes in the hollow of a log , and often on small islands ; they always choose , however ...

Author: Lewis Henry Morgan

Publisher: Philadelphia : J.B. Lippincott

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Page: 394

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The Churchman

Mr. Beaver did not these wonderful little animals before the chil- when the wood for their Winter's food is cut seem ... When the roof of branches , In memory of Ethel , Philadelphia , Penn . , Beavers like best to build their houses in ...

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The Boy s Yearly Volume for

BEAVER HUNTERS . a CHAPTER IX . rally of three storeys , though at times of four . ... The creatures quainted with these animals and their habits build their house of branches three feet in would surely have believed that new settlers ...

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The Eclectic Second Reader

When summer comes , a great many beavers get together , and build their houses . They have chambers to their houses . 4. When a beaver has no one to help him , he cannot do much . 5. Sometimes two hundred beavers live together .

Author: William Holmes McGuffey

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A Book for the Children of Maine

But in the autumn they collect together , and build houses to live in . dur- ' ing the winter . Beavers can swim and dive very well , and can live some time under water . They choose a place for their winter dwelling on the banks of a ...

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Page: 118

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