Castor fiber Linnaeus 1758 (Family Muridae)


Pond with Dam

Body Length: 70-100mm; Tail Length: 28-40mm; Weight:23-38kg;
Density: 1.2-9.1/km along rivers, 2.8-22/ha in ponds;
Breeding Period: February; Gestation: 103-108 Days;
Litter Size: 2-6; Birth Weight: 260-770g; Lactation: 3 Months

Biotopes:
Ponds

Streams
Food:
Poaceae

Salicaceae

Alnus glutinosa


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