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Beaver families win legal 'right to remain'

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

  1. UngulateNerd92

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    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.

    https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.bbc.co.uk/news/amp/science-environment-53658375
     
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