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Have You Ever Stroked A Beaver ?

  1. Alota profile image57
    Alotaposted 8 years ago

    I went to London Zoo yesterday afternoon and for the first time i stroked a Beaver, it is an amphibious rodent with big big flat tail, but really reminded me of a rabbit with its cute face

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    StormRyderposted 8 years ago

    I got to bottle feed a baby tiger once when I volunteered at a zoo...it was the most awesome thing ever!!! As for the beaver...maybe I have??

    1. blondepoet profile image69
      blondepoetposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Maybe??? Please do elaborate.

      1. myownworld profile image78
        myownworldposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        yep, either you have or you haven't! Out with it Storm....! wink

        1. blondepoet profile image69
          blondepoetposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          Yea spill the beans (not the baked beans). MOW and I demand an explanation, hey MOW???

      2. profile image0
        StormRyderposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Okay,okay...I have dabbled a few times and it was fun..Not that I want to do it all the time but an occasional stroking is wonderful smile

        1. blondepoet profile image69
          blondepoetposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          Oh wow you finally came back. Nothing wrong with that Storm we are all exploring. smile

          1. profile image0
            StormRyderposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            Sorry it took so long to reply...I have been at the doctors most of the day...I took a bad spill on some ice and injured my hip and lower back...I got some good pain pills!! Took one of those and had a beer...I'm doing better...but getting sleepy. smile

            1. Flightkeeper profile image72
              Flightkeeperposted 8 years agoin reply to this

              Should you be mixing medication and alcohol?

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                StormRyderposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                Probably not...but I do a lot of things I shouldn't tongue

      3. seanorjohn profile image78
        seanorjohnposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Blondepoet, you could do your magic again. I just posted in the sandpit" drink and... 3 words to describe your favourite drink".
        As you know it reveals what you like about s..

  3. thisisoli profile image72
    thisisoliposted 8 years ago

    No, but i have stroked my friends snake before...

    She owns one of the largest corn snakes in England big_smile

    1. blondepoet profile image69
      blondepoetposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I'm lucky have stroked many a snake.

  4. Pearldiver profile image78
    Pearldiverposted 8 years ago

    If you attempted to stroke a Beaver or indeed any Zoo animal here you would get arrested for 'Dubious Intent!' yikes

    Beaver are often subjected to unwanted attention from people who have the urge to 'stroke' them.  yikes lol

    1. profile image0
      Justine76posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      it can get annoying....

  5. earnestshub profile image88
    earnestshubposted 8 years ago

    I would love to stroke a beaver! smile

    1. blondepoet profile image69
      blondepoetposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I am with Earnest I have yet to feel one of your beavers. You guys are lucky you would have way more beavers over there.

  6. Alota profile image57
    Alotaposted 8 years ago

    I really enjoyed stroking the beaver, I have also stroked a snake, it actually feels warm and soft not slimey as you wound imagine.

  7. Alota profile image57
    Alotaposted 8 years ago

    I think that if you have stroked a beaver you will remember it

    1. blondepoet profile image69
      blondepoetposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Unless one is in denial.

      1. myownworld profile image78
        myownworldposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        lol (or feeling cold...! london weather is not the most conducive for outdoor..um fun u know...)

        1. blondepoet profile image69
          blondepoetposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          I'm going to pop some pop-corn while I await the out-come here. Don't worry MOW will bring plenty back and a couple of poofs to put our feet up on smile

    2. myownworld profile image78
      myownworldposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      ...while BP and I wait for Storm, how about you elaborate on that one for us....! wink

  8. waynet profile image73
    waynetposted 8 years ago

    I've stroked many beavers.... wink

    1. myownworld profile image78
      myownworldposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      yikes many???

      1. waynet profile image73
        waynetposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Nah I was just lying to make myself look hunky...only two and they were at the animal rescue... and one special beaver...

  9. Alota profile image57
    Alotaposted 8 years ago

    why would anyone deny stroking a beaver?

    1. myownworld profile image78
      myownworldposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      hmm  not clean enough perhaps...? too hairy...? I dunno....

  10. Alota profile image57
    Alotaposted 8 years ago

    Myownworld you are right about the cold weather, when I was stroking the beaver yesterday the lips were almost froozen.

  11. profile image0
    china manposted 8 years ago

    I admit to stroking a Beaver - does that make me a bad person?

    I also saw a man mounting one in a shop in London once.

  12. Alota profile image57
    Alotaposted 8 years ago

    china man, I dont like anyone who abuses beaver, did you report him

    1. profile image0
      china manposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      There were no beaver-lines in those days to report to, things were really tough don't you know !   Very unusual to see a beaver in public.

  13. profile image0
    zampanoposted 8 years ago

    Nice things indeed. Soft, furry, warm.
    You may even be tempted to kiss them.

  14. habee profile image95
    habeeposted 8 years ago

    I love you guys!

    1. earnestshub profile image88
      earnestshubposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      smile

  15. Alota profile image57
    Alotaposted 8 years ago

    Yes I was surprised to see beaver so exposed in the zoo yesterday..

  16. profile image0
    zampanoposted 8 years ago

    It means spring is coming...

  17. Alota profile image57
    Alotaposted 8 years ago

    oh, is that why they were out, do they hybernate do you know, I suppose I should google that question

  18. profile image0
    zampanoposted 8 years ago

    I don't know if they hybernate... sorry.
    But I know some beavers don't have a minute of rest.
    Always creating barriers, stubbornly ignoring their dampness.

  19. Alota profile image57
    Alotaposted 8 years ago

    Yesterday at the zoo, the zoologist activly encouraged me to stroke the beaver...so there cant be any real harm stroking it when someone else is encouraging you to do so

    1. profile image0
      Justine76posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      well, that is different. Its the unwanted attention that gets annoying.
      wink

  20. Alota profile image57
    Alotaposted 8 years ago

    Well I can certainly imagine what it must be like to be a beaver getting unwanted attention but I think this beaver really enjoyed the attention

  21. Hokey profile image61
    Hokeyposted 8 years ago

    I love Beavers!!!!    big_smile

  22. profile image0
    sophsposted 8 years ago

    I stroke beavers aaaaalllll the time! It's great fun! smile

  23. Hokey profile image61
    Hokeyposted 8 years ago

    Beavers Are Great Fun!!!   big_smile

  24. Alota profile image57
    Alotaposted 8 years ago

    I see my serious topic has been moved into the Sandpit, why is that?

  25. mega1 profile image78
    mega1posted 8 years ago

    I feel like I am cheating a little - poor Irishman, I am unfaithful to even talk to you about your beaver experience.  You know, there was a time when beaver hats were all the rage!

  26. Alota profile image57
    Alotaposted 8 years ago

    beaver hats were worn by Davy Crocket...I suppose he was a beaver pilgrim

  27. Alota profile image57
    Alotaposted 8 years ago

    stormryder what zoo was that, I would love to do that

  28. profile image0
    A Texanposted 8 years ago

    I like stroking beavers two at a time!

    God gave us two hands didn't he?

    Yep, two at a time!

  29. Alota profile image57
    Alotaposted 8 years ago

    Oh Texan you sound so big and virile, two beavers at a time, you must be a real animal lover

    1. profile image0
      A Texanposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I want to kiss the beaver and hug the beaver and touch the beaver, I love beaver, even the hairy ones!

  30. Alota profile image57
    Alotaposted 8 years ago

    Tex I can tell you are a very caring man, if I ever had a beaver I would let you look after it for me.

    1. profile image0
      A Texanposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I would take very good care of it too, I'm very gentle, but rough when its needed, gotta keep beavers in line or they will stray!

  31. Alota profile image57
    Alotaposted 8 years ago

    great tex, thats what I would like, my beaver kept under control, but not too harsh, I dont want it where it would retreat into its borrow and not come out again

  32. mega1 profile image78
    mega1posted 8 years ago

    do you suppose there are actual lesbian beavers?

    1. profile image0
      Justine76posted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Ive seen lesbian cows

      1. blondepoet profile image69
        blondepoetposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        And lesbian poodles.

        1. profile image0
          Justine76posted 8 years agoin reply to this

          and gay ducks

          1. profile image0
            Justine76posted 8 years agoin reply to this

            my father in law shot them
            gay ducks are tasty.

          2. blondepoet profile image69
            blondepoetposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            Hahaha.

      2. mega1 profile image78
        mega1posted 8 years agoin reply to this

        what were they doing?  ok, don't go there - I know. . .

        1. profile image0
          Justine76posted 8 years agoin reply to this

          uhhh....Im not kidding. lesbian cow stuff....

          1. mega1 profile image78
            mega1posted 8 years agoin reply to this

            quick, quick, get the image outta my mind!  seriously . . .

  33. Alota profile image57
    Alotaposted 8 years ago

    I dont know for sure but if I was a beaver I sure would hope so

  34. blondepoet profile image69
    blondepoetposted 8 years ago

    I just knew there would be a lot of beaver strokers. My momma always told me I have ESP.

    1. Hokey profile image61
      Hokeyposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Extra

      Stroking

      Power

      1. blondepoet profile image69
        blondepoetposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        How did you know Hokey?

        1. Hokey profile image61
          Hokeyposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          Psychotic, yikes  Uh! I mean psychic. neutral Yeah! That's it big_smile

          1. blondepoet profile image69
            blondepoetposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            Why don't we roll the dice between the two?

            1. Hokey profile image61
              Hokeyposted 8 years agoin reply to this

              Come on 7!!   Daddy needs a New Beaver!!!


                            lol

              1. blondepoet profile image69
                blondepoetposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                LMAO

    2. earnestshub profile image88
      earnestshubposted 8 years ago

      Geeze it is 8 am here and not a beaver in sight! Are beavers night lovers?

      1. Hokey profile image61
        Hokeyposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        I think Beavers are lovers period!   big_smile

      2. blondepoet profile image69
        blondepoetposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        That is strange Earnest I can spot one as we speak.

        1. trooper22 profile image58
          trooper22posted 8 years agoin reply to this

          Oh my!

          1. blondepoet profile image69
            blondepoetposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            It is true Trooper would you care for me to show evidence. smile

            1. earnestshub profile image88
              earnestshubposted 8 years agoin reply to this

              lol lol lol  that is to say smile

        2. earnestshub profile image88
          earnestshubposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          lol lol lol err I mean smile

          1. blondepoet profile image69
            blondepoetposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            Yes the Geographical Nationwide show is on ROFL...

            1. earnestshub profile image88
              earnestshubposted 8 years agoin reply to this

              Just in time BP, just in time! smile

              1. blondepoet profile image69
                blondepoetposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                I had to quickly cover my back LMAO

                1. earnestshub profile image88
                  earnestshubposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                  lol Not just a pretty face! smile

                  1. blondepoet profile image69
                    blondepoetposted 8 years agoin reply to this

                    Tis why I love u smile

    3. profile image0
      lyricsingrayposted 8 years ago

      Canada has lots of Beavers

      1. Hokey profile image61
        Hokeyposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        I LOVE CANADA!!!!!    big_smile

    4. mega1 profile image78
      mega1posted 8 years ago

      did you know all slugs are gay - well they're hermaphrodites!  I don't even care . . .

      1. Hokey profile image61
        Hokeyposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        This is like animal kingdom!     cool

        1. mega1 profile image78
          mega1posted 8 years agoin reply to this

          saw a coyote in the meadow this morning!  real nice looking coyote - wanted to run off with him, too!  maybe we would find some beavers - I don't know!

          1. Hokey profile image61
            Hokeyposted 8 years agoin reply to this

            That beaver is huge! Must be a mega1!!  lol

      2. profile image0
        Justine76posted 8 years agoin reply to this

        worms too

        1. Hokey profile image61
          Hokeyposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          and gay people too.....    neutral

          1. profile image0
            Justine76posted 8 years agoin reply to this

            uhhh
            ok?
            you lost me....gay people are hermaphrodites?

            1. Hokey profile image61
              Hokeyposted 8 years agoin reply to this

              Just spiritually.

              1. mega1 profile image78
                mega1posted 8 years agoin reply to this

                ba da boom!

    5. myownworld profile image78
      myownworldposted 8 years ago

      lol

      1. profile image0
        Justine76posted 8 years agoin reply to this

        hi MOW

        1. myownworld profile image78
          myownworldposted 8 years agoin reply to this

          ((hello there...am juts laughing at some of the crazy jokes in here!! )))

    6. Stevennix2001 profile image90
      Stevennix2001posted 8 years ago

      a real beaver?  nope, sure haven't.

      1. profile image0
        Jared in Vegasposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        You stroked a fake one? What was that like?

    7. Flightkeeper profile image72
      Flightkeeperposted 8 years ago

      Alota, you and Irish must be competing for the "Most Intriguing Question Posed on Hubpages" contest. wink

    8. figment profile image81
      figmentposted 8 years ago

      cant say i have

     
    working