16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Canadian Beaver

I was making my way back from kayaking in a remote northern British Columbia Lake when I stopped at a small lake that I had not noticed before. As I approached the shoreline I heard the unmistakable splash of a beavers tail on the water and discovered that there were several animals busily swimming about.

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Date Taken: 09.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Photo Location: approximately two hours from the closest small town of Kitwanga, Canada
Copyright: © Margaret Trenn