European Beavers Mate For Life; North American Beavers Prefer Free Love

European beavers mate for life, and remain faithful to their partners. North American beavers? Not so much. What's the reason behind this discrepancy ... and which of the two beaver species has the greater advantage? » 3/01/15 12:50pm 3/01/15 12:50pm

Iron Is Better Than Fluoride At Preventing Cavities, But There's A Catch

Materials scientists studying beavers have discovered why the crafty rodents never get cavities: the enamel in their teeth is rich in iron. Iron, they found, resists acid more effectively than fluoride. » 2/23/15 10:20am 2/23/15 10:20am

In 1948, Idaho Fish and Game parachuted beavers into the state's backcountry a novel way to transplant "problem" animals that were clashing with homeowners. Specially designed wooden boxes were used, with the help of a beaver "test pilot" named, naturally, Geronimo. » 1/19/15 10:20am 1/19/15 10:20am

Beaver Dam Causes Russian Road to Collapse

A Russian road in the Urals collapsed because dam-building beavers blocked a pipe running under the road. The pressure of water trying to get through the blocked pipe created a 13 foot pit in the middle of the busy road. » 5/30/14 10:30pm 5/30/14 10:30pm

First Wild Beaver Seen in England for 800 Years

This video is proof that a beaver is alive and well in England, centuries after they were believed to have gone extinct in that country. No one is sure how it got there, but it's munching on trees in Devon. » 1/29/14 8:00pm 1/29/14 8:00pm

Is Mars Ruled by Beavers?

NASA has been accused of covering up evidence of all manner of lifeforms on Mars: lizards, snakes, rats and squirrels, among other things. But has it really been covering up an even bigger secret? » 7/11/13 2:00pm 7/11/13 2:00pm

See Jane Lynch's possessed beaver!

Jane Lynch is getting animated in a guest spot on TBS' new Neighbors From Hell cartoon show, whose name speaks for itself. Check out her secret weapon. » 6/22/10 10:00am 6/22/10 10:00am

World’s Biggest Beaver Dam Discovered In Canada

Canada's mighty beavers have been keeping busy. This newly discovered beaver dam, in Alberta's Wood Buffalo National Park, is so big it can be seen from space. Check out some more pics of the 2,788-foot marvel. » 5/10/10 8:00am 5/10/10 8:00am