Castor fiber

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Noun1.Castor fiber - a European variety of beaverCastor fiber - a European variety of beaver  
beaver - large semiaquatic rodent with webbed hind feet and a broad flat tail; construct complex dams and underwater lodges
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Assessment of transmitter models to monitor beaver Castor canadensis and Castor fiber populations.
Development and viability of a translocated beaver Castor fiber population in the Netherlands.
Compositional analysis and GPS/GIS for the study of habitat selection by the European beaver, Castor fiber, in the middle reaches of the Morava River.
Development of nine new microsatellite loci for the American beaver, Castor canadensis (Rodentia: Castoridae), and cross-species amplification in the European beaver, Castor fiber.
But after an absence of 500 years - the rodents were hunted to extinction in the 16th century - settlements of castor fiber could again be established in Wales.
Beavers are large rodents (up to 65 lb [30 kg]), and there are two species, Castor fiber in Eurasia and C.