Castoridae facts for kids
Temporal range: Late Eocene - Recent
|American Beaver, Castor canadensis|
Castor (modern-day Beavers)
Castoridae is a family of rodents. Today, the only genus that has alive species in it is Castor. It contains modern-day beavers. In addition, about 20 extinct genera of beavers have been put into the family.
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Skull of a beaver
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