I would often hear the very distinctive sound of the tail slap a beaver makes as it dives under water at night while camped for the evening.

This one I was thrilled to watch at the James Kipp Recreation Area in Montana.

Montana, Somewhere, Wildlife

Beaver in Montana


Pics taken at confluence of Missouri and Yellowstone rivers.

North Dakota, Somewhere, Wildlife

A Thirteen Lined Ground Squirrel, North Dakota