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The Beaver in North Carolina

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Once estimated at several hundred thousand in colonial North Carolina, the beaver was extinct across the state by the late 19th-century. In 1938, 29 beavers were released on what is now the Sandhills Wildlife Management Area in Richmond County. In 1955, the estimated beaver population was around 5,000. Wilson discusses the history of the beaver in North Carolina and its effect on the landscape.
Wildlife in North Carolina (NoCar SK 431 W54x), Vol. 19 Issue 5, May 1955, p6-8, 10, il, bibl