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1Zoologycastor masculineto be an eager beaver — ser muy entusiasta y trabajador
- to work like a beaver — trabajar como una hormiguita
- The Rodentia also includes beavers, muskrats, porcupines, woodchucks, chipmunks, squirrels, prairie dogs, marmots, chinchillas, voles, lemmings, and many others.
- This slow-moving creature is Canada's largest rodent next to the beaver.
- For all the interest in leopards, Waser thinks philopatry may turn out to be more common in species such as beavers, wood rats and kangaroo rats-animals in which females make large investments in their ranges.
- Living members of the group today include beavers, squirrels, guinea pigs, rats, mice, capybaras, and hundreds of other species, said Sánchez-Villagra.
- Some of these destructive species include beavers, muskrats, elk, deer, voles, marmots, prairie dogs and geese.
- Modern beavers are found in North America, northern Europe, and northern Asia.
- There was no mention made of the fact that the beaver is a native North American species whereas the cherry trees are exotics, imported from Japan.
- Birdwatchers and wildlife aficionados may see hawks, white-tailed deer, moose, black bears, martens, red squirrels and beavers, and, if very lucky, catch a glimpse of timber wolves.
- So-called open-root teeth are common to animals that gnaw, such as beavers.
- Canada geese, muskrats, groundhogs, beavers, and various bird species may cause nuisance problems in and around the pond.
- Yes, beavers are industrious rodents whose dams help our river systems.
- One of the favorite targets of the trappers in North America was the beaver, the largest of the North American rodents.
- At the Farmington River we found several trees that were gnawed on by the beavers.
- Other animals that may carry and transmit the disease include beavers, muskrats, water and field voles, water and wood rats, squirrels, and lemmings.
- Harvested and driven from its habitat until it disappeared from much of the northeastern U.S., the beaver is now making such a strong comeback that it is becoming a nuisance in some areas.
- The bear, wolf, coyote, fisher, wolverine, otter, and lynx prey upon the beaver who is, nevertheless, a powerful antagonist when at bay.
- Sycamores naturally grow in river bottoms, and beavers use the young trees for dams and houses.
- I was investigating the impact of beavers in a forest in Slitere National Park in northern Latvia.
- Although the beaver's industrious habits, wholesome diet, and generally meritorious lifestyle have endeared it to many human beings, the fact remains that beavers are also prized for their flesh, and are eaten.
- Here on the U.S.-Canadian border along the Saint Lawrence River, I have been observing six beaver colonies this winter, and beavers from five of them have been out frequently to harvest trees and brush.
- to work like a beaver — trabajar como una hormiguita
2(fur)piel de castor feminine
- Also on the program that night were the Marshall Dancers from the Lower Yukon, dressed in sumptuous headdresses that were trimmed with wolf and beaver fur.
- The biggest difference was that New Netherland and its port town were together principally a trading colony, buying beaver and other fur skins from the Indians to sell at a profit in Europe.
- There were six different furs to choose from including brown and grey Persian lamb, and beaver.
- There is beaver or printed silver for fur trim used with leather for collars, sleeves and belts.
- Her coffin was lovingly wrapped in muskrat, beaver and fox furs and lowered into the ground by her family.
- ‘I've got a little booklet from there that gives you three different recipes for beavers, and has a picture of a dolly bird draped in beaver furs,’ he added.
- Defence chiefs decided to stop making the busbies worn by the King's Troop from beaver fur several years ago, after protests that the animal was in danger of becoming extinct.
- These artefacts use interesting materials such as beaver fur, moose hide and deer toes.
- He handed the Huronian Native the promised items and received the soft beaver pelts, placing them with the rest from that day.
- A ninth generation Early, Charles, who masterminded the move to Sedbergh, said the Indians used to equate the brightly coloured blankets' value to how many beaver skins they were worth.
- It was once extremely abundant throughout most of the continent but went into decline as early as 1638, mainly because the great insulating qualities of beaver fur made it the best material for hat manufacture.
- From the early French fur traders of the 17th century to the early trading posts established by the Hudson's Bay Company, fur, and more specifically beaver pelts, were a source of income and fortune for early settlers.
- Exceptions to this rule are dark sheared faux furs, such as black sheared beaver and longhaired Mongolian lamb; cut these with the pile running upward.
- The first exploration of Canada's interior was for the purpose of finding beaver pelts to satisfy the obsession with fur coats by the European elite.
- The greatest reward went to the post master who received one shilling for each score of beaver or an amount of furs of the same value.
- In the slap of waves against the rocky shore one can imagine hearing phantom brigades moving across the lakes, paddling in close line astern, their canoes piled high with beaver pelts destined for Bond Street and the rue de Rivoli.
- The 1925 Hudson's Bay Point blanket's short indigo stitch lines, or ‘points,’ indicate how many beaver pelts it once traded for.
- These skins - especially beaver - were quite valuable and used in the Eastern states and in Europe for top hats, coats and other expensive clothing.