Point Arena Mountain Beaver

Located in California

Facts

The point arena mountain beaver is endangered and located in California. Its scientific name is Aplodontia rufa nigra.

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Why are they endangered and where?

Point Arena Mountain beavers are endangered because of the destruction of their habitats and fragmentation mostly due to construction. Other causes may be other animals like cattle or sheep stepping on their burrows. The beavers can be found in a small area of coastal Mendocino County, California.

Sites

-Nigra, Aplodontia Ru/a. "Recovery Plan for the Point Arena Mountain Beaver." Recovery Plan for the Point Arena Mountain Beaver (n.d.): n. pag. Web.

-"Point Arena Mountain Beaver Species Profile." Point Arena Mountain Beaver Species Profile. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 May 2016.

-"Threatened and Endangered Mammals." - California Department of Fish and Wildlife. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 May 2016.