Video: Beavers Build Green, Efficient, and Well-Planned Homes

Quirky / Funky

Mother Nature is no fool.  Just watch as one of her own, the original master builders, the beaver, meticulously and methodically constructs a home that is not only used for shelter, but also as a reservoir, nursery, sleeping and feeding chamber, food source, guest lodge, and secure fortress with moat.

Additionally, these clever creatures are environmentally friendly and efficient, utilizing green products like nearby trees, branches, brush, and mud to naturally maintain a cool home in the summer and a warm one in the winter.  One final note: they always meet their deadline.  Truly amazing!

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Written By Skaie Knox

Skaie Knox is a storyteller on a quest to provide sparkling content through copywriting, songwriting and video production. She is founder of HomeJelly,'s key copywriter, a published singer/songwriter (Fervor Records/ASCAP) and kid's book author (Big Bug Lunch!). For doable DIY video tutorials, subscribe to her HomeJelly YouTube channel (for link, click on my nose!).