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"North American Beaver habitat in Delaware"Image by Michael Rothman (visit gallery »)
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TitleNorth American Beaver habitat in Delaware Contact
»Michael Rothman DescriptionThe North American Beaver is depicted in a Mid-Atlantic State mixed hardwood forest habitat group. The work was commissioned by the Delaware Department of Natural Resources. Among the important elements in this acrylic painting are the Beaver's lodge and the widespread presence of Black tupelo (Nyssa sylvatica) and River birch (Betula nigra). KeywordsCastor canadensis, Beaver, Black tupelo, Nyssa sylvatica, River birch, Betula nigra, Delaware pond habitats, Biber, Biberartige, rodent, Rodentia, aquatic mammal. Media Color Categories Nature, Science Subject(s) Animal, Botanical, Mammals, Vertebrates, Advertising, Ecosystem, Editorial, Institutional, Landscape