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Beaver use their tails as rudders and propellers.

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Minnesota DNR

Description:
The largest North American rodent, the beaver is indeed an active woodcutter and dam builder. But when beaver populations get too high, they cause problems by cutting down valuable trees and flooding roads with their dams. Beavers also spend a lot of time in the water, using their tails as rudders and propellers when swimming. For more information, see: http://www.dnr.state.mn.us/mammals/beaver.html
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