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Winter Beaver [Wordless Wednesday]

Beaver
American Beaver

It has been a while since I have done a Wordless Wednesday . . . figured why not upload some Beavers swimming around in the frigid ice cold water! I think we all are ready for spring to arrive!

Swimming in ice cold water!

The Beaver


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17 responses

  1. Well, if there are folks out there longing for spring, who am I to say–no.
    But, I’d like a bit more snow first. (Sorry to all who have had their fill–we have had almost no snow.)
    Until spring–I’ll be happy with more photos of these lovely creatures.

    14 January 2009 at 8:11 am

  2. Marg

    LOL to a bit more snow-I don’t think we have to worry about Spring arriving too soon!

    I love Beavers-cool shots of them

    14 January 2009 at 9:01 am

  3. Lisa at Greenbow

    I just love to see beavers. Idon’t get to see them very often. I usually see the work they do, gnawing trees.

    Good to see that you haven’t froze up somewhere in all that snow Mon@rch.

    14 January 2009 at 9:11 am

  4. Looking forward to Spring, to be sure. But, we haven’t had anywhere near enough rain out here yet. If we don’t get more, it’s going to be a long and ugly summer.

    That said, feeling for those beavers. I know their coats are warm but brrrrr!

    14 January 2009 at 9:54 am

  5. Love to see the beavers acting like the polar bears. They’ve got the pool all to themselves.

    14 January 2009 at 9:55 am

  6. Nice photos–they look so cold! Spring can’t come too soon for me.

    14 January 2009 at 10:58 am

  7. Great to see those beaver photographs. I’m sure their perfect fur coats will keep them warm through the spell of arctic weather.

    14 January 2009 at 11:53 am

  8. You gotta love that beaver face. They sure are always busy. Now I see where that expression comes from. I would have thought they’d hibernate.

    14 January 2009 at 11:55 am

  9. Cute. I’ve not seen a beaver face in such detail before. They are much nicer than the cartoon representations.

    14 January 2009 at 7:43 pm

  10. PS. I’m glad you’re blogging more regularly again and hope you continue. Many of us have missed your posts.

    14 January 2009 at 7:45 pm

  11. @ KGMom – I would be happy to share the waste deep snow that I had to trample through today! 🙂
    @ Marg – As much as I would love spring to arrive . . . I really hate the FREEZING COLD temps that we have right now!
    @ Lisa . . I might be a little cold but sucks my gas bill will be a little higher now!
    @ Liza . . They do have some warm coats on them . . !
    @Science Guy . . these one guy did have the pool to himself!
    @ Joan . . . I was ready weeks ago! 🙂
    @ Robin – They don’t seem to worry about the weather too much . . I love seeing the drag marks across the snow when I am out hiking!
    @ Linda . . they store much of their food underwater in the fall to survive the winter! You can commonly find drag marks going to the open areas of the ponds!
    @ Wren – they are cute for sure! Thanks and it has been hard getting back into things again! My RSS feeds are crazy right now . . . But I do appreciate your kind words!

    14 January 2009 at 10:53 pm

  12. I just mentioned on my blog today that I have spring fever!

    14 January 2009 at 11:01 pm

  13. Grace

    Only 2 weeks of January left. I can always find signs of spring in February. And the days are getting longer!

    14 January 2009 at 11:52 pm

  14. Open water? What is that? Our local beaver pond is solid and I bet yours is too this week.

    15 January 2009 at 9:12 am

  15. I am sooo NOT ready for spring yet… Only been skiing once and snowshoeing twice… Give it time, people… give it time!

    17 January 2009 at 7:23 am

  16. Cute – love the first portrait!

    19 January 2009 at 2:02 pm

  17. Man – that does look like some cold water. Brrr…

    25 January 2009 at 10:25 am

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