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  • Beavers are a natural part of Colorado ecosystems
  • Beavers are fascinating creatures; they are rodents, which means they have large front teeth that never stop growing
  • Beavers are ecosystem engineers, they can change an ecosystem to suit their needs. Their changes also benefit many other plant and animal species.
  •  Beavers build dams which create ponds. They build a lodge in the pond, where it is protected from predators. The pond also spurs more growth of the vegetation that beavers like to feed on.

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