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  • The southern part of British Columbia contains the mule deer of western North America (_Mazama macrotis_), and a very strange rodent, the sewellel or mountain beaver (_Haplodon_), a creature distantly allied to squirrels, marmots, and beavers, but restricted in its distribution to a few parts of California, Oregon, and British

    Pioneers in Canada

  • The _Haplodon rufus_ is a small burrowing rodent, valued by the Indians both for its flesh and its skin, of which from twenty to thirty are sewn together to form

    Natural History of the Mammalia of India and Ceylon

  • 1 The sewellel (Haplodon rufus) belongs to a family which seems to be intermediate between those of the squirrel and the beaver.

    Original journals of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, 1804-1806


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