Beavers and Wildfire: A Stop-motion Story by Emily Fairfax

Fires raging in Australia have us thinking about fire season here in Oregon. Check out this amazing stop-motion animation that demonstrates beavers’ fine firefighting skills.

“A new study…suggests that beavers may be protecting life around streams, thanks to their signature dams. Satellite images from five major wildfires in the United States revealed that corridors around beaver habitat stayed green even after a wildfire.”

Read and learn more about beavers and their amazing powers of fire suppression here.

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