Conservation and Trapping Science

Beavers are back: here’s what this might mean for the UK’s wild spaces
Sep 10, 2021 07:50 ET

The Eurasian beaver, once a common sight across Europe, had disappeared almost entirely by the end of the 16th century thanks to hunting and river modification for agriculture and engineering.

But beavers are making a comeback across the UK and several other countries. They have already been released into the wild in Scotland and within enclosed river sections in England. Now expanding the wild release of beavers across England is on the cards.

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