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Beaver families win legal 'right to remain'

Discussion in 'Wildlife & Nature Conservation' started by UngulateNerd92, 9 Aug 2020.

  1. UngulateNerd92

    UngulateNerd92 Well-Known Member Premium Member 5+ year member

    4 Feb 2015
    Tucson, Pima County, Arizona
    Fifteen families of beavers have been given the permanent "right to remain" on the River Otter in East Devon.

    The decision was made by the government following a five-year study by the Devon Wildlife Trust into beavers' impact on the local environment.

    The Trust called it "the most ground-breaking government decision for England's wildlife for a generation".

    It's the first time an extinct native mammal has been given government backing to be reintroduced in England.
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