It appears that the early hiker or snowshoer catches the best view of wildlife in action.
“This was an early morning snowshoeing run with me and Kathy!” noted Bolton resident Elizabeth Davis-Edwards, who was out early at Bower Springs in Bolton with fellow Bolton resident Kathy Romeo. “We got there at 6 am and were the first ones at Bower that morning.”
They may have surprised this Bolton beaver—with the surprise going both ways. See their video of the encounter:
Wonder why beavers slap the water with their tails? According to wildlife experts: “Beaver families are territorial and defend against other families. In order to warn family members of danger, beavers slap their tails against the water, creating a powerful noise.” See that information and more in this article: