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Old 03-16-2013, 06:31 PM
 
Location: Chapel Hill, N.C.
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This guy sure is excited! Guess it is rare to be able to film something like this so close.

The most amazing beaver experience. [VIDEO]
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Old 03-17-2013, 08:43 AM
 
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This guy sure is excited! Guess it is rare to be able to film something like this so close.

The most amazing beaver experience. [VIDEO]
I'm continuously amazed at the intelligence and ability of animals. They don't just pile things up for the home. There is a design! Even the family of eagles that I've been watching since January does the same with raising the edges of the nest as the eaglets start hobbling around. Nature is incredible!
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Old 03-18-2013, 12:35 PM
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Location: Bel Air, California
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Old 03-18-2013, 01:44 PM
 
Location: Wyoming
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I love beavers. They seem to be very social.

Years ago my late wife and I were canoeing around a lake in Canada -- maybe a couple hour trip -- and a beaver followed us most all the way, every now and then splatting its tail in the water to get our attention. Very cool!

Another time I happened upon one building it's dam just outside the south border of Yellowstone Nati'l Park. I sat on the shoreline of the small creek/beaver pond watching and photographing while the sole beaver swam back and forth from one end of the pond to the other (dam). After awhile it started detouring to visit me and that became the norm, swimming over to the shoreline where I sat on each trip past me -- in both directions. It would stop on each trip and just look at me for maybe 10 seconds, then continue on its course. I sat there for at least a couple hours until it was dark. I felt like I'd made a new friend.
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Old 03-18-2013, 02:50 PM
 
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So smart---nature's engineers and architects! Thanks for posting the video!
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Old 03-18-2013, 03:14 PM
 
Location: Kanada (*v*)
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This guy sure is excited! Guess it is rare to be able to film something like this so close.

The most amazing beaver experience. [VIDEO]
Thank you for sharing no kudzo. I feel so nice the beaver is our Canadian symbol
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Old 03-19-2013, 01:51 PM
 
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I don't know why, but I just had to click on this thread .... everytime I scroll the main page I see that "Man Films Beavers Up Close & Personal" ...... it gives me very Vivid thoughts
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Old 03-19-2013, 02:35 PM
 
Location: Free From The Oppressive State
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Sorry - the man won't let me rep again

I don't know why, but I just had to click on this thread .... everytime I scroll the main page I see that "Man Films Beavers Up Close & Personal" ...... it gives me very Vivid thoughts
Oh.

Now I get it.

Had no idea what Ghengis meant.....sheesh.
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