The Castoroides is a giant species of beaver found commonly in the rivers and ponds of the island's interior. It also appears at the Hidden Lake. It also appears at the Hidden Lake. It has waterproof fur and a flat tail for swimming.What kind of Beaver is Castoroides?
Castoroides, or giant beaver, is an extinct genus of enormous, bear-sized beavers that lived in North America during the Pleistocene. Two species are currently recognized, C. dilophidus in the Southeastern US and C. ohioensis in the rest of its range.Did Castoroides build dams?
For starters, Castoroides probably didn't build dams. Not that there's anything unusual about that. The earliest known beavers appeared during the Eocene epoch, which lasted between 55.8 and 33.9 million years ago. New evidence suggests the wood-harvesting specialists came along much later, perhaps around 20 million years ago.When did Castoroides go extinct?
Castoroides went extinct during the Pleistocene– Holocene Transition 12,800–11,500 years ago, alongside several other iconic North American Pleistocene megafauna, including mammoths, mastodons, steppe bison, and so on.