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|Last Appearance = ''Look And Find: How to Train Your Dragon''
 
|Last Appearance = ''Look And Find: How to Train Your Dragon''
 
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|Source = Franchise}}The '''Beaver''' is an animal minimally seen in the [[How to Train Your Dragon (Franchise)|How to Train Your Dragon Franchise]].
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|Source = Franchise}}The '''Beaver''' is an animal minimally seen in the [[How to Train Your Dragon (Franchise)|''How to Train Your Dragon'' Franchise]].
   
 
==Description==
 
==Description==
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In the franchise, a dead beaver is seen hanging on a wall, implying that is used for ornamental purposes.
 
In the franchise, a dead beaver is seen hanging on a wall, implying that is used for ornamental purposes.
   
In real life, the beaver was haunted almost to near extinction for its fur and skin, as well as nails. Beavers produce a substance called castoreum, which is used in many medical purposes.
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In real life, the beaver was haunted almost to near extinction for its fur and skin, as well as nails. Beavers produce a substance called castoreum, which is used for many medical purposes.
   
 
==Appearances==
 
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===Other Mentions===
 
===Other Mentions===
 
====[[Shovelhelm]]====
 
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The Shovelhelm's behavior of wanting to help building things might have been inspired from a beaver.
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The Shovelhelm's behavior of wanting to help to build things might have been inspired by a beaver.
   
 
==References==
 
==References==

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The Beaver is an animal minimally seen in the How to Train Your Dragon Franchise.

Description

The beaver is a rodent of the genus Castor, which includes two actual species: the North American beaver (Castor canadensis) and the Eurasian beaver (Castor fiber). It is the second largest rodent after the capybara.

The beaver is known for its natural trait of building dams on rivers and streams, using tree logs and branches, which it cuts with its long, constantly growing teeth. It is also known for its unique alarm signal: when in danger, the beaver will rapidly dive while forcefully slapping the water with its broad tail, alerting other beavers of a possible threat.

Function

In the franchise, a dead beaver is seen hanging on a wall, implying that is used for ornamental purposes.

In real life, the beaver was haunted almost to near extinction for its fur and skin, as well as nails. Beavers produce a substance called castoreum, which is used for many medical purposes.

Appearances

Look And Find: How to Train Your Dragon

In this book, a dead beaver can be seen pinned on a wall in the background.

Other Mentions

Shovelhelm

The Shovelhelm's behavior of wanting to help to build things might have been inspired by a beaver.

References

Wikipedia-logo-v2.svg Beaver on Wikipedia

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