The largest rodents in North America. Beavers have distinct rubber like tails and webbed feet resembling flippers to aide in swimming. Tracks are uncommon as tail drags over and destroys sign. Webbed prints with claws are distinctive when visible. Non-climbers. Live with others in small groups.
Medium sized animals with short-legs and huge front claws. Body is highly variable in color from gray and brown to orange and almost black and they molt their coarse fur once a year changing color further. A broad white stripe is typical from back of head to the base of the tail. Distinctive long toes […]
Black Bears can range in color from dark brown and black to light cinnamon brown on certain individuals despite their name. Do not use color identify species. They can be distinguished from Grizzly Bears by a much smaller shoulder hump, longer nose, larger ears and shorter fur. Tracks will show shorter claws than Grizzly bears. […]
Similar to Minks in size, with light brown, yellow and white coloration and distinct black feet. Black rings also appear around eyes and tip of tail. Although once common, today they are very rare in the wild and endangered, only three wild populations are known to exist.