Little Wolf Nature Preserve

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Jul
23

Beaver Dam

Posted by Timm

Feature Type: Wildlife structure
Trail: Pond Loop
Region: Jimmy Pond
Elevation: 1090′

Beavers built a dam in the spring of 2005 at the outlet of Jimmy Pond.  Beavers build dams so that the entrance to their lodge remains under water and inaccessible to predators, such as coyotes and bear.  The dam is usually strong enough for a human to walk across, though your boots may get a little wet.  The beavers left Jimmy Pond in early 2007.

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    Little Wolf Nature Preserve is a private preserve located in the Daniel Boone National Forest in Southern Kentucky, USA.

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