Busy Beaver Works Through Night Building Dam in South Lake Tahoe

A nature enthusiast captured footage of a busy beaver building a dam in South Lake Tahoe, California, on June 19.

The footage, filmed on a trail camera set up by South Lake Tahoe local Toogee Sielsch, shows the beaver fetching wood in the wee hours of the morning, adding it to the soon-to-be dam.

“Dam cam delivers! Castor canadensis, the North American Beaver, doing what it does best,” Sielsch wrote in the caption.

Sielsch frequently captures videos and images of wildlife in the Lake Tahoe area and shares the footage on his Instagram account. Credit: Toogee Sielsch via Storyful

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