2 baby beavers exploring their home in Kingdoms of the Night swamp - Omaha.com
Published Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 1:00 am / Updated at 4:09 am
2 baby beavers exploring their home in Kingdoms of the Night swamp

Two baby beavers, called kits, are now sharing space with four adult beavers in the swamp area of the Kingdoms of the Night at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium.

The kits, born July 27 with full coats of fur, are starting to swim and explore outside the beaver lodge.

They have tried corn and sweet potato in addition to their mother’s milk.

Beavers are found in wooded areas near lakes and rivers throughout North America. This is a photo of one of the kits and its mother.

Contact the writer: Carol Bicak

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Carol writes about community news, local profiles, the arts and books. She also covers the zoo.

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