Beavers, Waves, Cells, Uber, Faces

In Castoria

Justin Smith | 8th June 2019

On the place of beavers in folklore, science and humour. The Greeks saw them as a biological oddity prone to self-mutilation. The Enlightenment saw them as model workers, co-operating to build and maintain dams. “A Venn diagram featuring the busy beaver in one circle, and the beaver as emblem of sexuality and its p…

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