Sentence Examples

  • Rodents are numerous, the mouse (111 - us sylvaticus) is very destructive, and beavers are met with in places.
  • Among the rodents there are hares, marmots, beavers, squirrels, rats and mice, the last in enormous swarms. Of the larger game the chamois and deer are specially noticeable.
  • A few otters, beavers and minks are still found in eastern Texas.
  • Beavers are nearly allied to the squirrels (Sciuridae), agreeing in certain structural peculiarities of the lower jaw and skull.
  • In the beavers or Castoridae these bones are in close contact at their lower ends, the tail is depressed, expanded and scaly, and the habits are aquatic. Beavers have webbed hind-feet, and the claw of the second hind-toe double.

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