beavers

history

A History of Flavoring Food With Beaver Butt Juice

No, castoreum is not a cheap substitute for strawberries; it’s luxe, artisanal secretions from a beaver's rear end.
Nadia Berenstein
12.20.18
Surfing

Scientists Are Developing Furry Wetsuits, So Yeah, a Tanooki Suit for Surfing

Surfer furries rejoice.
Becky Ferreira
10.6.16
reel talk

Asking Animals About Kevin Durant, Re-Styling Lithuanian Dunkers, and More: Corbin Smith's Review

In pursuit of the ultimate Kevin Durant Take, we turn the question over to various citizens of the animal world. Also, an image overhaul for the newest Knick.
Corbin Smith
7.7.16
ANIMALS

Thousands Around the World Tune In to Snoop on a Beaver Den

A camera set up outside an Alaska beaver dam has been recording in real time.
Madison Margolin
7.6.16
Culture

​New Poll Confirms Canadians Are Exactly as Boring as We Feared

Fucking eh. Sad moose face.
Drew Brown
6.30.15
fish

Beavers Will Save California's Endangered Salmon

California’s record-breaking drought has been catastrophic for the state’s wild salmon, whose numbers have fallen to record lows. But fostering fish populations might be as easy as letting beavers do their thing.
Lauren Rothman
2.20.15
videos

The Beaver Slayers of Patagonia

Beavers are killing Patagonia. There's no simpler way of putting it.
Xavier Aaronson and Camilo Salas K
1.14.15
The Outta My Way, I’m Walking Here Issue

A Sneak Peek at Some Upcoming VICE Documentaries

Featuring songbirds, cocaine, female Chinese bodyguards, and the Chileans in charge of slaughtering beavers.
VICE Staff
1.9.15