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a North American beaver in Canada
July 27, 2013

Beaver, Vancouver

This Month in Photo of the Day: Animal Pictures A North American beaver (Castor canadensis) waterproofs its fur by combing through it with its claws, spreading natural oils. Vancouver's urban Stanley Park is home to Beaver Lake, a small body of water that supports waterfowl, fish, and its eponymous mammals. Learn about National Geographic Explorer Paul Colangelo » See more freshwater mammal pictures »
Photograph by Paul Colangelo

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