Saturday, May 14, 2011

Canadiana

This is right up there with hockey. Yes, beavers! I pass this spot frequently, but only yesterday did I bother to pull over and capture it on camera. It's the grandfather of beaver dams.


It's so long, I couldn't fit it all into the photo. It goes way off to the left out of view.








So, how many beavers do you think are hanging out in this fortress? Reminds me that a couple of years ago a portion of the Transcanada Highway was washed out when a beaver dam gave way. No danger of that here, but it's impressive nonetheless. If only beavers could knit....

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