— AP Oddities (@AP_Oddities) June 12, 2018
A beaver trapper is called in by NH state to remove nuisance beavers. There’s no domestication or harvesting involved. We simply obtain the sacs from the trapper that would otherwise go to waste.
— Tamworth Distilling (@tamworthdistill) June 12, 2018
According to people who know these things, castor glands are not anal glands, and castoreum’s “fruity, vanilla scent” means it’s got a long history as a food additive. Right now, I’m just as happy I’m not a drinker.
Speaking of nuisance beavers…
2016, 2018. pic.twitter.com/JtxPCJgYmt
— Dave Weigel (@daveweigel) June 12, 2018