Immerse yourself in the wonderful world of ecosystem engineers, beavers. Learn what their work is like, as well as the methods of constructing dams and burrows with the trees in the area.
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Immerse yourself in the wonderful world of ecosystem engineers, and learn from expert teaching what their work is like, as well as the methods of constructing dams and burrows with local trees.
Beavers were introduced to Fuegian territory from Canada in 1946, with the aim of developing a fur industry, but the adaptation of the species to the region, where it also has no natural predators, caused them to multiply until they reached "about 100,000." "specimens scattered throughout the area.
Where to see beavers in Ushuaia? Within the Tierra del Fuego National Park there is the “Paseo de la castorera” to observe the system of dams that the beavers have made on the stream that bears their name and the impact of this species. Today you can see beaver dams in many areas of the island.