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castorine: beavers
A reference to beavers. They are members of the family Castoridae, a species of semiaquatic mammals (Rodentia) that construct elaborate dams in small streams to form deep ponds; hindlimbs are larger than forelimbs, feet are webbed; tails are broad and spatulate; and they feed on the bark of trees.
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