Beaver Dam In Canada Visible From Space

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Beavers in Alberta's Wood Buffalo National Park have been hard at work for decades. They built a dam so big it can be seen from space. Scientists spotted the dam earlier but it got the world's attention this week when photos were released.


Good morning. I'm Renee Montagne.

We now know what happens when you leave a bunch of beavers alone for 30 years in the Canadian wilderness. They build a dam so big it can be seen from space. Beavers, as is their wont, have been hard at work in Alberta's Wood Buffalo National Park building a wooden water barrier longer than eight football fields. Parks Canada released photos this week of what it's calling the biggest beaver damn in the world.


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