Why Are Beaver Teeth Bright Orange?
The incisors of beaver are fortified with iron and appear a bright orange. Not only does the iron give beavers the strength to cut through trees, it's also super effective in staving off cavities. The teeth also continuously grow and self-sharpen.
Key Facts In This Video
Beavers are vegetarians. (0:07)
One method beavers have for creating dams is to gnaw through a tree trunk and let the wind knock the tree over. (0:37)
In the Rocky Mountains, beaver dams slowly filter billions of tons of water. (1:58)