These semiaquatic rodents are distinguished by their large size, webbed hind feet and large, horizontally flattened tail that is covered with leathery scales.
Learn to identify, prevent, and control beaver damage on your Missouri property.
Video of a beaver in the wild
See how bat surveys help us manage bats and caves around the state.
Spring 2011 - Video of black bears at "hair snare" research sites in southern Missouri.
MDC protects and manages Missouri's fish, forest, and wildlife resources. We also facilitate your participation in resource-management activities, and we provide opportunities for you to use, enjoy and learn about nature.