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Beaver

Genus
Castor
Species
canadensis
Life Span
10-15 years in the wild, and 20 years in captivity
Geographic Range
Found throughout North America except the arctic tundra, peninsular Florida and the deserts of the southwestern United States
Offspring
1-6 kits
Conservation Status
Least concern
Fun Fact
Beavers have eyelids that are transparent, acting like goggles, and can stay underwater up to 15 minutes. Beavers have a strong vanilla scented substance called Castoreum that is produced in their anal glands. Castoreum is then used in the perfume industry and food additives.