Beaver Facts & Trivia

Beaver Facts

  • An adult beaver is approximately 3 feet long.
  • Adult beavers have long flat tails that are about a foot long. Beavers slap their tails on the water surface as an alarm to alert the colony when they sense danger.
  • Beavers are nocturnal creatures, and they work at night.
  • Beavers are monogamous.
  • Beavers can stay underwater for up to 15 minutes.
  • Beavers used to grow to eight feet and 200 pounds (Ice Age).
  • Up until the 1100’s it was thought that Beavers bit off their own testicles.
  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Chordata
  • Class: Mammalia
  • Order: Rodentia
  • Family: Castoridae
  • Genu: Castor

Beaver Movies

  • The Beaver, (2011)
  • The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, (2005)
  • Beavers, (1988)

Beaver Songs

  • The Beaver Song, by How I Met Your Mother
  • Beaver, by Neil Hamburger
  • Beaver, by Utah
  • Beaver, by The Mills Brothers
  • Beaver, by John Neville

Famous Beavers

  • Mr. and Mrs. Beaver, from the movie “The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe”
  • Beaver, from the movie “The Lady and the Tramp”
  • Pudgy Beaver Mom, from the movie “Ice Age 3”
  • Nice Beaver, from the movie “The Naked Gun”
  • The Beaver, from the movie “The Beaver”
  • Theodore “Beaver” Cleaver, from the TV Show and Movies “Leave it to Beaver

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